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Our board certified gastroenterologists offer comprehensive treatment through consultative services, inpatient/outpatient care, and procedures.



At St. Joseph's Medical Center, we deliver high-quality gastroenterology (GI) services to diagnose, treat, and manage your digestive conditions. Our gastrointestinal diagnostic services are for patients with digestive conditions located in the upper and lower GI tract, pancreas, and esophagus.

Common Disorders and Diseases

Common symptoms associated with gastrointestinal disorders include, but are not limited to, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, bleeding from the digestive tract, regurgitation, and difficulty swallowing.


Common Disorders/Diseases treated:

  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Peptic/Stomach Ulcers, Gastritis, and Helicobacter pylori (infection of the stomach)
  • Varices (varicose veins of the GI tract)
  • Diseases of the small intestine
  • Inflammatory diseases of the GI tract, such as Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Pancreatitis, Gallstones and Cholecystitis
  • Tumors (benign and malignant) of the GI tract, such as Esophageal, Gastric and Colon Cancers
  • Cirrhosis, Hepatitis (such as B and C) and fatty liver 
  • Upper/Lower GI bleeding
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At risk for acid reflux disease?

Heartburn—that uncomfortable, burning sensation in the chest that many people occasionally experience after eating—is fairly common. But if you get heartburn frequently, you may be experiencing symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.

Take this quick assessment to:

  • Understand symptoms and causes of acid reflux disease (GERD)
  • Determine your risk factors for developing GERD
  • Learn which lifestyle factors can increase or decrease your risk

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures include:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) – Endoscopy of upper GI Tract 
  • Colonoscopy Screenings & Diagnostic – Endoscopy of the lower digestive tract
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) – Examination of the biliary system and pancreas
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopic Stenting
  • Purcutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy
  • Endoscopic Hemostatic Therapy
  • Polypectomy

Common Symptoms

Common symptoms associated with gastrointestinal disorders include, but are not limited to:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Bleeding from the digestive tract
  • Regurgitation
  • Difficulty breathing

Find a gastroenterologist at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton

To find a doctor specializing in gastrointestinal disorders, or to find a primary care physician (PCP), please use our Find a Doctor tool or call (209) 645-8275.