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Common Gastroenterology conditions may include:
Methods of diagnosis and treatment of gastroenterological conditions are vast. At Dignity Health Medical Foundation-Woodland and Davis, our specialists select a personalized treatment plan. Some of the procedures performed include:
At Dignity Health Medical Foundation-Woodland and Davis, our board certified gastroenterologists work in conjunction with onsite radiologists, pathologists, surgeons and oncologists to offer advanced, comprehensive treatment through consultative services and medical procedures. Our collective expertise means our patients benefit from the perspective and experience of a whole team of gastroenterology doctors who regularly perform advanced procedures such as endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP).
Dr. Umphress specializes in managing gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreaticobiliary disease both in the clinic and hospital setting. He is trained in endoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disease. Prior to joining Woodland Healthcare, Dr. Umphress completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California at Davis School of Medicine, and performed extensive research on the use of endoscopic ultrasound. Dr. Umphress is board certified in gastroenterology. Dr. Umphress believes that early detection is the key to good health, and focuses on what's best for the patient at every encounter.
Dr. Sheikh specializes in the treatment of various digestive disorders, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver cancers. He completed his medical school and postgraduate training in India and the UK. He completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at University of California at Davis School of Medicine, where he published his research on colon cancer/polyps. He is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. Dr. Sheikh believes in evidence-based medical approaches, actively involving his patients in joint decision making and treatment plans. He treats his patients with respect and compassion. Dr. Sheikh speaks several languages including Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.
Dr. Singh approaches health care with an emphasis on kindness-devoting time and attention to his patients to ensure he can provide them with individualized care. Through his years of experience in gastroenterology, Dr. Singh has emphasized active listening and education with his patients, to lead to informed decisions about their health and care. He is board certified in gastroenterology and completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences/Rutgers University.