Procedures

Symptoms, Conditions & Procedures

GI Procedures

Anorectal Manometry

Anorectal manometry is an exam performed to assess the muscles needed to perform a normal bowel movement for those with incontinence or constipation.

Argon Laser Therapy

Argon laser therapy uses argon gas to produce laser energy that can treat GI conditions like hemorrhages, dysphagia, mucosal lesions, and strictures.

Colon Cancer Screening

A colon cancer screening checks the inner wall of the rectum and colon for cancerous polyps (growths) when no other GI symptoms are present.

Capsule Endoscopy

A small bowel capsule endoscopy is a procedure where a pill (with a camera inside) gets swallowed by the patient to take photos of the GI tract.

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is an endoscopic procedure where a scope is positioned through the rectum and fed through the colon to check for abnormalities.

CT Scan or CAT Scan

Along with x-ray scans, CT or CAT scans are sometimes helpful for our team to holistically diagnose the problem and treat your presenting issues.

EGD

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows your esophagus, stomach, and small intestine to be examined to treat GI disorders.

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

If you have GI nodules around the intestinal wall, you may qualify for a non-surgical, minimally-invasive treatment utilizing endoscopic technique.

Endoscopy

An endoscopy is a diagnostic test that captures real-time images of your upper digestive system to evaluate the tissue and organs to check for issues.

Enteroscopy

If you are having trouble getting answers about what the cause of your GI issues are, an enteroscopy might be an ideal procedure to yield answers.

ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is a procedure where a scope is placed to assess the stomach, intestine, and pancreatic duct.

Esophageal Dilation

Esophageal dilation is a treatment that enlarges the narrowed or clogged section of your esophagus to address the constriction of the esophagus.

Esophageal pH Monitoring

Esophageal pH monitoring is a test where the pH level of your esophagus is monitored over a 24-hour period to evaluate the cause of GI upsets.

Esophageal Manometry

An esophageal manometry measures the function of the esophagus to ensure there’s no swallowing difficulties, pain, or regurgitation issues.

Feeding Tube Insertion (PEG)

If you or a loved one has difficulties eating, chewing, or swallowing, talk to your gastroenterologist about feeding tubes for preserving nutrition.

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is used by our doctors to view the lower colon and rectum. They are looking for signs of polyps, cancer, inflammation, etc.

FibroScan®

FibroScan® is a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses special ultrasound technology to evaluate fibrosis and steatosis in the liver.

Sphincterotomy

A sphincterotomy is a surgical procedure used to treat anal fissures, which are tears in your anus' tissue lining and are painful and uncomfortable.

Upper GI Endoscopy

Upper GI endoscopy is a procedure where a small camera is inserted through the mouth to detect and fix upper GI problems to help with treatments.