The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. We are one of the largest gastroenterology specialty groups in this region.
The patients receive specialized treatment in one of our multiple subspecialty clinics. These clinics include the motility clinic, esophageal clinic, inflammatory bowel disease clinic, liver clinic, colorectal clinic and the pancreatic and biliary clinic. These subspecialty clinics are staffed with members of the division with advanced training and special interest to provide the best care possible.
The endoscopic procedures performed at our center include esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, enteroscopy, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Other services provided include video capsule endoscopy (VCE), motility studies, 24-pH studies and provocative studies for non-cardiac chest pain.
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