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The field of gastroenterology deals with problems of the digestive tract which includes disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, rectum, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Included is a wide spectrum of disorders ranging from acute conditions such as gastroenteritis and constipation, to more chronic problems such as peptic ulcer disease, hepatitis, ulcerative colitis, gallbladder disease, cancers and polyps of the colon, among others.

Reasons to see a Gastroenterologist
Adominal PainHemorrhoids
Family history of colon polyps or cancerNausea and vomiting
Change in bowel habitsLoss of appetite
Rectal bleedingDifficulty swallowing
Recent or progressive constipationHeartburn/Reflux
HepatitisUnexplained weight loss

Experienced in Treating
Abdominal PainDiverticulitis Hepatitis
Anal FissuresEosinophilic EsophagitisIrritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
C DifficileEsophageal StricturesInflammatory Bowel Disease
DiarrheaHemorrhoids Peptic Ulcer

Screenings Offered
Barrett's Esophagus ScreeningColorectal Cancer ScreeningHepatitis C. Screening

Procedures Offered

Biliary StentEsophageal Stents
ColonoscopyFlexible Sigmoidoscopy
ERCPPEG Tube Placement
Esophageal SilationIn-House Endoscopy Clinic

* Many of the procedures we offer are performed on an outpatient basis in our licensed Ambulatory Care Center (ACC).

The Imperial Health Gastroenterology office is located at 501 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive in Lake Charles, LA. For more information, call (337) 312-8462.


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