Number One Defense against Colon
diagnose and treat digestive tract problems including swallowing difficulties,
stomach ailments, liver diseases, and problems affecting the intestines and
In their work, they use a
narrow, flexible tube with a light source and a tiny video camera at its tip,
which is inserted into the body, giving a detailed look inside the digestive
services are available at both the medical center and Surgicare.
video-endoscopy, both EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
and colonoscopy; esophageal manometry; 24-hour
esophageal pH testing; biliary endoscopy, and liver
biopsy. To find out more about these and other
endoscopic procedures, just click here.
noninvasive technology, capsule endoscopy enables gastroenterologists to “see”
the entire twenty-one foot length of the small intestine.
The capsule endoscope is a
pill containing a miniature video camera with a wide-angle lens, illumination,
and a transmitter. Once swallowed, the camera snaps two images per second for
eight hours as the capsule works its way through the digestive tract.
This technology helps
identify diseases of the small intestine, which are typically difficult to
diagnose using traditional radiologic or endoscopic technologies.
To learn more about our
gastroenterologists, just click on their names below.
Peter Brennan, MD
Brent D. Lemberg, MD
Shahid Mehboob, MD
Lori Paiva, DO
Steven Alan Rogers, MD
Monica Sharma, DO