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Honored for excellence

U.S. News & World Report named Saint Luke's Hospital a leader in Gastroenterology & G.I. Surgery

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Gastroenterologists at Saint Luke's specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and biliary system. U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospitals recognized Saint Luke's Hospital for excellence in gastroenterology and GI surgery. We offer multidisciplinary care in convenient, patient-friendly offices and outpatient surgical centers.

Our services include:

Some disorders that frequently require advanced endoscopic procedures for diagnosis or treatment include:

  • Complications from gallstone disease
  • Bile duct stones and strictures
  • Biliary cancers
  • Pancreatic cysts and cancer
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract cancers and submucosal lesions
  • Large polyps in the colon, stomach, or small intestine
  • Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Esophageal and biliary stents
  • Banding of esophageal varices
  • Small bowel enteroscopy
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

We provide diagnosis and therapies for such gastroenterology disorders as:

  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Diseases of the pancreas, such as acute and chronic pancreatitis, hereditary pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, and pancreatic cyst
  • Esophageal diseases and esophageal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (anus, colon, rectum, and stomach)
  • Heartburn and gastrointestinal reflux disease
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Gallstones
  • Diverticulitis
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Constipation
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Malabsorption and malnutrition
  • Dysphagia/swallowing disorders
  • C. difficile
  • Hepatitis
  • Celiac disease

We also offer such endoscopy treatments as:

  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy, which focuses on complex biliary (liver/bile duct) and pancreatic diseases
  • Endoscopic management of Oddi dysfunction
  • Endoscopic palliation of gastrointestinal malignancy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound to assist in managing diverse gastrointestinal issues