Digestive Health Services and Gastroenterology at UH Geauga in Chardon, OH
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute at UH Geauga Medical Center provides innovative, personalized digestive health care for patients with digestive and liver diseases. At UH Geauga Medical Center, we treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders using some of the most innovative techniques available. Our highly trained specialists diagnose and treat digestive health disorders, implementing individualized treatment plans for each patient.
At UH Geauga, our centers of excellence provide our patients with access to the most comprehensive diagnostic techniques and innovative treatment options available for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and liver diseases.
Colonoscopies Close To Home at UH Geauga Medical Center
After the age of 50, annual colonoscopies are an important screening to help detect and prevent colon cancer. At UH Geauga Medical Center we offer colonoscopies with adequate sedation for your comfort. The procedure is performed in a safe, controlled environment under the guidance of an anesthesiologist.
To schedule your annual colonoscopy screening appointment, please call 440-285-3036.
Hernia Repair at UH Geauga in Chardon
Board-certified surgeons at UH Geauga Medical Center have extensive expertise in treating hernias. Our highly trained experts offer innovative procedures that resolve hernias and improve function and quality of life. Using advanced surgeries and the highest level of care, our esteemed surgeons reduce the chance of hernia recurrence and improve patient outcomes.
Our surgeons are leaders in performing a wide range of hernia repair procedures which result in less bleeding and pain, reduced recovery time and reduced scarring. These procedures include:
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic incisions
- Full abdominal wall reconstruction
To schedule an appointment for hernia repair, please call 440-285-3035.
UH Geauga Endoscopy Center Offers the Most Advanced Technology
Our highly trained professionals the UH Geauga Endoscopy Center specialize in the following procedures:
- Advanced endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) technique: lithotripsy, cholangioscopy/pancreatoscopy, intraductal ultrasonograph
- Endoscopic ultrasound: cancer staging, diagnosis of pancreatobiliary disease, interventional endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) including pseudocyst drainage
- Endoscopic Barrett’s therapy: mucosal resection, radiofrequency ablation, cryotherapy
- Unsedated transnasal endoscopy
To schedule an appointment in our Endoscopy Center please call 440-285-3036
Specialized Care for Esophageal Swallowing Disorders
The UH Geauga Swallowing Center focuses on esophageal swallowing disorders specializing in surgical and non-surgical treatment of the following conditions:
To schedule an appointment at the UH Geauga Swallowing Center, please call 440-285-6258.
Bariatric Surgical Options for Long-Term Weight Loss
The Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic & Nutrition Center at UH Geauga Medical Center can help obese individuals achieve effective, long-term weight loss when diet and exercise alone are not enough. We are the only hospital in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties offering a surgical bariatric program and are an accredited center of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). With two fellowship trained bariatric surgeons and one nurse practitioner on staff, our program offers the very latest in weight loss surgery techniques, including minimally invasive options.
Robotic Bariatric Surgery
The surgeons at UH Geauga are now able to offer bariatric surgery procedures using the da Vinci robotic surgery system. This surgical technology uses an advanced set of tools that the surgeon is able to expertly manipulate with superior precision and range of motion. Advantages of robotic bariatric surgery may include less blood loss, less pain, shorter hospital stays and faster recovery.
To learn more about the UH bariatric surgery program, including how to attend a free information session, visit UH Digestive Health Institute’s Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic, & Nutrition Center.