The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the system of organs that makes up the digestive system. The digestive system includes the esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Gastroenterologists are available on the St. Francis Regional Medical Center campus to care for clinic patients, perform procedures and offer inpatient services, as well as outpatient procedures. Our providers also see outpatients who need colonoscopies.
Our gastroenterologists specialize in diagnosing, managing and treating diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract including inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disorders, hepatology, colon cancer, and diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts.
Our expert gastroenterologists receive dedicated training in endoscopy, the use of narrow, flexible lighted tubes with built-in video cameras, to thoroughly assess a patient's symptoms and prescribe effective treatment.
The following procedures are available:
- Diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy.
- Diagnostic and therapeutic EGD.
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy.
- Endoscopic mucosal resection.