GI- Services & Procedures

Services & Procedures 

We offer comprehensive gastroenterology services which include the diagnosis and treatment for men and women in the following areas:

Conditions

Esophagus and StomachHamilton GI Services

    •    Heartburn, Acid Reflux, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    •    Barrett's Esophagus
    •    Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
    •    Esophageal Cancer, Varices and Tumors
    •    Eosinophilic Esophagitis
    •    Hiatal Hernia
    •    Achalasia
    •    Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
    •    Paracentesis
    •    Peptic Ulcer
    •    H. Pylori Bacteria
    •    Strictures
    •    Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia (GAVE, also known as watermelon stomach)
    •    Abdominal Pain
    •    Stomach Cancer
    •    Gastroparesis

Bowel/Colon/Intestines

    •    Colitis
    •    Colon Polyp and Cancer
    •   Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    •    Celiac Disease (also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy)
    •    Crohn's Disease
    •    Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis
    •    Cowden's Syndrome
    •    Angiodysplasia and other vascular malformations
    •    Ulcerative Colitis
    •    Fecal (Bowel) Incontinence

Other

    •    Cancers of the biliary tract (gallbladder and bile ducts)
    •    Radiation Proctopathy/Proctitis
    •    Cirrhosis
    •    Portal Hypertension
    •    Ascites
    •    Hepatitis
    •    Pancreatitis
    •    Hemorrhoids
    •    Diarrhea or Constipation
    •    Rectal Bleeding
    •    Post-bariatric procedure care
    •    Food allergies 

Procedures

Diagnostic

    •    Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (EGD)
    •    Video Capsule Endoscopy
    •    Colonoscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    •    Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
    •    Esophageal Motility (Manometry) and PH Testing
    •    Diagnostic tissue sampling of the Gastrointestinal, Hepatic and Biliary Systems

Therapeutic

    •    Radiofrequency Therapy (RFA) for Barrett's Esophagus, GAVE and Radiation Proctitis
    •    Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
    •    Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) - including Sphinctertomy and Stenting
    •    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Feeding Tube Placement
    •    Nissen Fundoplication Surgery
    •    Bariatric Surgery
    ◦    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    ◦    Reversible LAP-BAND® technique
    •    Enteroscopy
    •    Photodynamic Therapy
    •    Hemorrhoid Banding