Our internationally trained Gastroenterologists are available to help our patients deal with a wide array of issues or disorders related to the digestive system, which might affect the stomach, esophagus, intestines, and many associated organs including the pancreas, liver, and gallbladder.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, peptic ulcer disease, colorectal polyps, pancreatic diseases and hepato-biliary diseases are the common disorders that Gastroenterology addresses. Endoscopic procedures (below) are commonly performed with sedation to make diagnosis and treatment for various digestive disorders. Patients usually feel very comfortable during the endoscopic examination and treatment.
Gastroenterology diagnostic procedures include:
At ParkwayHealth, our team of professionals provides our patients with a holistic approach. For this reason, our Gastroenterology specialists work closely with other experts such as our Nutritionists. Along with specific procedures, medications and treatments, a combination of proper attention to diet and lifestyle are recommended to contribute to a speedy recovery.