Dignity Health specializes in minimally invasive GI procedures—helping you find relief and get back up to speed faster.
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.
Our board certified gastroenterologists work in conjunction with our onsite radiologists, pathologists, surgeons and oncologists to offer our patients excellent care and comprehensive treatment through consultative services, inpatient/outpatient care and procedures. We treat a variety of gastroenterology conditions including:
At Dignity health, we invest in the latest technology, including minimally invasive procedures, for diagnosing and treating gastroenterology disorders. Advanced procedures include:
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine stated that the death rate from colorectal cancer was cut by more than 50 percent in patients who had polyps removed during a colonoscopy. Talk to your doctor about scheduling yours today.
Screening patients for colon cancer is an important function of our gastroenterology department. We encourage anyone with a family history of colon cancer and those 50 to 75 years old to get screened. In an effort to reach these patients, we have developed group classes for education and scheduling of screening colonoscopies.