Gastroenterology

Also known as: Gastrointestinal Services

At Providence, our goal is to provide prompt diagnosis of gastrointestinal symptoms to get you on the road to recovery as quickly as possible. If you suffer from chronic heartburn, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, rectal bleeding or bloating, our team can provide you with the latest diagnostic techniques and research-based gastrointestinal treatments.

Our compassionate care coupled with top-notch physician expertise help ease the discomfort and treat the symptoms caused by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. Some of the most common disorders treated include:

  • Celiac disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Acid reflux (GERD)
  • Gastritis
  • Motility disorders
  • Bile duct diseases
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal, colon and stomach cancer

Throughout Providence, we offer a wide range of services and advanced, minimally invasive treatments, including:

  • Ablative therapy using the HALO system 
  • Capsule endoscopy 
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) 
  • Esophageal studies 
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) 
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Manometry 
  • pH monitoring 
  • Sigmoiodoscopy 
  • Small bowel enteroscopy with double balloon 

A comprehensive team including surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists join the gastroenterologists in treating a wide range of complex diseases of the digestive tract. These include:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Liver disease
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Cancer