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Gastroenterology

Dedication to Detection: Finding Colon Cancer Early is Our Focus for 2018

By | 2018-08-20T16:57:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

By Amy Tilara, MD One simple procedure may add years to your life. I recently performed a screening colonoscopy on a 51-year-old man who wasn’t experiencing any of the typical symptoms of colon cancer, but had been referred for the test by his primary care physician. I found [...]

Advanced Digestive Care Without Surgery

By | 2018-08-20T09:33:06+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

By Amy Tilara, MD, and Kunal Gupta, MD, MBA As the medical field advances, our goal is to provide care that is more effective at diagnosing and treating problems, yet less invasive for patients. The growing field of interventional gastroenterology (GI) is one of the areas in which we’ve made major [...]

A New Treatment for Advanced GERD

By | 2018-05-05T11:55:35+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

By Amy Tilara, MD People who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can sometimes develop a potentially dangerous condition called Barrett’s esophagus. Barrett’s esophagus causes the cells lining the esophagus to change into cells similar to those in the intestine. It’s the body’s reaction to long-term exposure to [...]

3 Causes of a Frequent Bellyaches

By | 2018-08-29T09:12:51+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

By Vasudha Dhar, MD If you have ever seen an image of the gastrointestinal system, you know it’s a busy place. Looking at the miles of intestines squeezed in around the body’s vital organs, it’s understandable why we all experience stomach discomfort now and then. But many [...]

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