Our Services

Common Conditions

ABNORMAL LIVER FUNCTIONS

Frequently, abnormal liver function is discovered during routine blood work and should be followed up on immediately. Many illnesses cause the liver...

Read More

ANEMIA

Anemia develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells. The hemoglobin in the red blood cells binds oxygen and supplies it to the...

Read More

BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS

When the tissue lining the esophagus changes to more resemble the type of tissue found in the lining of the small intestine, the diagnosis is...

Read More

CELIAC SPRUE/GLUTEN INTOLERANCE

Celiac Sprue, more commonly called Celiac Disease, is an autoimmune disorder that prohibits the patient from tolerating gluten. Gluten is found in...

Read More

CIRRHOSIS

Cirrhosis refers to scarring of the liver that, overtime, will reduce liver function.  That really is a simple explanation for a complex and...

Read More

COLITIS

Colitis, the inflammation of the lining of the colon, has numerous causes, including: infection, loss of blood supply to the colon, changes to the...

Read More

COLON POLYP/ COLON CANCER

Polyps are small growths in the lining of the colon. Left unattended, these polyps can become colon cancers.  Colon cancer, when found early, is...

Read More

CROHN’S DISEASE

Crohn’s disease is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The exact cause of Crohn’s is unknown, but current research and analysis show that it...

Read More

DIVERTICULOSIS/DIVERTICULITIS

Diverticulosis describes a collection of diverticulum in the colon. A diverticulum is a small pocket or pouch that develops in the lining of the...

Read More

GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, refers to frequent (more than 2x per week) bouts of heartburn. In a healthy digestive tract, the sphincter,...

Read More

GASTRITIS

Gastritis is characterized by the inflammation and swelling of the stomach lining.  It can be caused by the overuse of alcohol or some...

Read More

HEMORRHOIDS

Hemorrhoids are swollen or inflamed veins in the rectum or lower anus region of the body.  Caused by pressure in the region from constipation or...

Read More

HEPATITIS C

There are three types of Hepatitis – A, B, and C. Currently, there are vaccines to prevent both A and B, but there is not an available vaccine for...

Read More

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be broken down into two main disease categories – Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.  Both Crohn’s...

Read More

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, (IBS), is a common gastrointestinal problem; affecting about 20% of adults. This chronic disease should not be confused...

Read More

PANCREATITIS

Pancreatitis is the result of infection or inflammation of the pancreas. Its own digestive enzymes attacking the pancreas causes damage, this process...

Read More

SIBO

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is a medical condition in which a person has an unusually large population of bacteria in their small...

Read More

ULCER

An ulcer is a small blister-like lesion in the lining of the digestive tract. Most ulcers are found in the upper portion of the small intestine....

Read More

ULCERATIVE COLITIS

Ulcerative Colitis is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The exact cause of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is unknown, but is thought to be an...

Read More

Common Symptoms

ABDOMINAL PAIN

Abdominal pain is a symptom of a variety of gastrointestinal issues and diseases, which can make it difficult for your doctor to make an easy...

Read More

CONSTIPATION

One of the most common complaints in the world of gastroenterology is constipation. Just about everyone, from babies to the elderly, suffer from...

Read More

DIARRHEA

Everyone has occasional diarrhea associated with illness or food borne upsets. There are a smaller number of people who live with chronic diarrhea as...

Read More

GAS / BLOATING

Gas and bloating can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing problem. It can also be an important symptom of digestive issues. If you suffer from gas...

Read More

NAUSEA / VOMITING

Persistent nausea and vomiting are symptoms of a variety of GI issues ranging from the chronic IBS to an acute onset of a more serious issue. If you...

Read More

RECTAL BLEEDING

If you notice blood in your stool, or on the toilet tissue, you should contact ADH immediately for an appointment. While most patients will be...

Read More

SWALLOWING PROBLEMS

Difficulty in swallowing, on a regular basis, should not be ignored! Occasionally, most people will have an issue with swallowing something while...

Read More