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Gastroenterology Specialists Deliver Skilled Digestive Care

Providence Gastroenterology or Digestive System Services are comprised of a team of expert gastroenterologists and medical professionals who specialize in the health and treatment of diseases and conditions of the digestive system - a group of organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus; also called the gastrointestinal tract and the alimentary canal. Their focus is to help prevent the onset or advancement of any digestive condition by providing complete diagnosis and treatment options for your particular circumstance.

Understanding Digestive Health Disorder Symptoms

Common symptoms of digestive diseases and conditions include diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, heartburn, nausea, bleeding, and gas in the digestive tract - causing abdominal bloating and pain,belching, and flatulence.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, our team of highly qualified medical professionals will be able to help you.

Common Digestive Disorders

There are several types of gastroenterological conditions that can affect you:

  • Acid Reflux
  • Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulosis
  • Crohns Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Irritable Bowl Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcers
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Hepatitis

Advanced Screening Services Provide Accurate Diagnostics

There are several diagnosis and treatment options that are available for various digestive conditions. These diagnostic exams and treatment options differ depending on your possible condition.

  • Ultrasound or Sonography Exam
  • Hepatobiliary Scan
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy & Biopsy
  • Barrium & Upper GI x-ray
  • Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • Specialized diagnostic testing such as duodenal aspiration for parasites, gastric secretion and pancreatic secretion

Expert Treatments Deliver Fast Relief

  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pancreatic and bile duct cannulation, stone removal, and stenting

For More Information about Physician Specialists

To find a physician who specializes in digestive diseases and conditions, call our physician referral services line at  1-855-823-WELL (9355).

Main hospital Phone: (202) 269 7000

Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 2180