Specialty: Gastroenterology

  • Esophageal Stent Procedure

    Many health problems can partly block a portion of your esophagus. In an esophageal stent procedure, a tube is placed in your esophagus to keep open a blocked area. The tube helps you swallow solids and liquids.

  • Gallbladder Scan

    A gallbladder scan is an imaging test to look at your gallbladder and see how well it is working. This test may also be called a liver-biliary scan because the healthcare provider often looks at the liver at the same time. The liver is near the gallbladder and works closely with it.

  • Gastric Banding Surgery for Teens

    Gastric banding is a form of weight-loss (bariatric) surgery. It’s used to treat people with severe obesity who haven’t been able to lose weight through diet and exercise alone. It’s most often done in adults. But in some cases it may be a treatment choice for a teen.

  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery

    Gastric restrictive surgery is a type of bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery. It limits the amount of food you can eat. This surgery may be used to treat severe obesity when diet, exercise, and medicine have failed.

  • Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity

    Intensive behavioral therapy is a treatment for obesity. Through this treatment, you learn how to change your eating and exercise habits. This helps you lose weight.

  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

    Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a surgical procedure to treat severe obesity using several small incisions and a laparoscope, which is a small lighted instrument with a tiny camera attached.

  • Laparoscopy

    Laparoscopy uses a thin lighted tube that has a video camera. The tube is called a laparoscope. It is put into a tiny cut or incision in your belly. The video camera images can be seen on a computer screen.

  • Liver Biopsy

    A liver biopsy is a test used to diagnose liver conditions. Tissue samples are removed from your liver and checked under a microscope for signs of damage or disease.

  • Liver Scan

    A liver scan is an imaging test to look at your liver and see how well it is working. This test may also be called a liver-spleen scan because the healthcare provider often looks at the spleen at the same time.

  • Liver Transplant

    A liver transplant is surgery to replace a diseased liver with a healthy liver from another person. A whole liver may be transplanted, or just part of one.

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