Gastroenterology


A gastroenterologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the stomach and intestines. They offer an array of services that help maintain a healthy digestive system. Common gastrointestinal issues are:

  • Esophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Diverticulosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Precancerous or Cancerous Growths of the GI tract and Colon.
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Specific services offered by the physicians on the medical staff at South County Health include:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasonography
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Esophageal testing