Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Overview

Guthrie’s gastroenterologists treat patients with diseases or disorders of the pancreas, liver, colon, gallbladder, small intestine and stomach.  Our gastroenterologists work collaboratively with colleagues in hepatology, general surgery, otolaryngologists, colorectal surgery and oncology to provide our patients with comprehensive and innovative treatments for conditions including:

  • Acid reflux (GERD) management and treatment
  • Biliary, Gallbladder and Pancreatic Ductal disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Heartburn
  • Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Prevention of Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps and Colon Cancer

Our gastroenterologists are board certified with advanced medical training in the treatment of a broad spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders.  Guthrie’s gastroenterologists are highly regarded amongst their national peers for their training and research leading to advanced clinical trials for innovative treatments.

Common services offered by Guthrie’s gastroenterologists include:

  • Breath Hydrogen Analyzer for Lactose Intolerance and bacterial overgrowth
  • Colonoscopy/colon cancer screening
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Hepatitis B & C Clinic
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
  • The Whipple Procedure
  • GI Laproscopy and lab services
  • Tumor palpitation
  • Laser therapy for GI bleeding
  • 24 hour esophageal pH monitoring
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett's Esophagus

Physicians and Healthcare Providers

Bruce Askey, CNP

Location(s):

Ithaca
Sayre

Daniel Fracchia, PA-C

Location(s):

Corning Centerway

Michael Georgetson, MD

Location(s):

Ithaca
Sayre

Jagadeesh Hathwar, MD

Location(s):

Corning Centerway

Karen Kim, MD

Location(s):

Ithaca

Thomas McDonald, MD

Location(s):

Ithaca
Sayre

Heather McLaughlin, NP

Location(s):

Sayre

Joseph Scopelliti, MD

Location(s):

Sayre