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Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Diseases and Conditions
We are known throughout the world for our research and clinical care in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with conditions and diseases of the:
Quality of Life
While many of the diseases we treat are manageable, many affect patients’ quality of life. Our goal is not only treatment, but in advancing methodologies for clinical care that improve people’s daily lives. Much of our research in diseases of the colon, stomach and liver are to provide patients with hope and optimism as we learn more about the most effective treatments for these conditions.
Your Relationship with Your Doctor
In particular, the relationship of a patient with his or her gastroenterologist is integral for effective treatment. The contradictory and subtle nature of these conditions means that clear and accurate communication is critical in order for your gastroenterologist to make a fully informed diagnosis.
Many times your doctor must rule out other conditions in order to determine your diagnosis. The more information you can communicate about your symptoms, discomforts and daily activities, the more informed your doctor will be to make an accurate diagnosis.
Esophagus and Stomach
- Barrett’s Esophagus
- Esophageal Cancer
- Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Swallowing Disorders
- Alcoholic Liver Disease
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer)
- Liver Transplant Workup
- Portal Hypertension
- Viral Hepatitis A & E
- Viral Hepatitis B
- Viral Hepatitis C
Pancreas and Biliary Tract
- Acute Pancreatitis
- Chronic Pancreatitis
- Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
- Gallstone Disease
- Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (SOD)
Small and Large Intestine
- Collagenous and Lymphocytic Colitis
- Colon Polyps
- Colorectal Cancer
- Crohn’s Disease
- Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
- Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
- Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Kids Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
- Sporadic (Nonhereditary) Colorectal Cancer
- Ulcerative Colitis