Services

Specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology at Mayo Clinic treat people with diseases and disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists and hepatologists treat the following conditions and offer the following services. Not all services may be available at all locations. Please confirm when you request an appointment.

  • Anorectal function testing, including evaluation of constipation and fecal incontinence
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Clinical nutrition, with emphasis on malnutrition from gastrointestinal diseases
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, including enteral stents, biliary stents, banding of esophageal varices, small bowel enteroscopy, endoscopic treatment for gastrointestinal bleeding and endoscopic ultrasound
  • Diseases of the pancreas, including acute and chronic pancreatitis, autoimmune pancreatitis, hereditary pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts, adult cystic fibrosis
  • Esophageal diseases and esophageal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (anal, colon, rectal, stomach, small bowel, gallbladder, liver, bile duct)
  • Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including radiofrequency treatments, minimally invasive anti-reflux procedures and anti-reflux surgery
  • Hepatobiliary disease, including evaluations for liver transplant and postoperative care
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis and pouchitis
  • State-of-the-art testing for GI motility disorders, such as chronic constipation, including radionuclide gastric and intestinal transit studies, 24-hour pH monitoring, esophageal and gastroduodenal motility, ambulatory motility recordings and provocative testing for noncardiac chest pain
  • Photodynamic therapy for Barrett's esophagus or advanced esophageal cancer
  • Swallowing disorders and noncardiac chest pain
  • GI infections, including Clostridium difficile (C. difficile)

Diseases treated

Diseases and conditions treated by specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology include:

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  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Diffuse esophageal spasm
  • Disorders of malabsorption (celiac sprue, Whipple's disease, lymphangiectasia)
  • Diverticulitis

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  • Radiation colopathy
  • Radiation enteropathy

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  • Veno-occlusive disease

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