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When it comes to digestive health, the importance of prevention cannot be stressed enough
Diseases of the digestive tract are responsible for hospitalizing more people in the United States than any other group of disorders. Chandler Regional has gastroenterologists who specialize in the field of digestive disorders and liver diseases. Whether the answer is a lifestyle change, medication, diagnostic or therapeutic procedure, our doctors work with you to determine the best course of treatment.
When it comes to digestive health, the importance of prevention cannot be stressed enough. Colon cancer is one of the most preventative diseases because it develops from polyps that can be removed before they become cancerous. A colonoscopy is the best screening to detect colon cancer. We are proud to be the second medical center in Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico to utilize the Third Eye® Retroscope® during a colonoscopy.
You should consider a screening if any of the following apply to you:
Many digestive disorders require care by a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor. Some of the common digestive disorders are:
Crohn’s disease is one type of chronic inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Environmental, immunologic, and bacterial factors are known to cause an immune response. This results in an inflammatory reaction of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, or rectum.
About one in 10 Americans develops at least one ulcer during his or her lifetime. An ulcer is an open sore, or lesion, usually found on the skin or mucous membrane areas of the body.
For more information on our gastroenterology services or to find a doctor specializing in gastrointestinal disorders, please call (480) 728-5414 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.