Gastroenterology Treatments

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 by their national peers for their training and research leading to advanced clinical trials for innovative treatments.

Services offered by Guthrie’s gastroenterologists include:

  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)  in the management of gastrointestinal hemorrhage/bleeding
  • Breath hydrogen analyzer for Lactose intolerance / bacterial overgrowth
  • Colonoscopy / colon cancer screening
  • Colonic polypectomy
  • Colonic stenting
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic clipping for hemostasis (a process that causes bleeding to stop) in GI bleeding
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Papillotomy with stent placement of common bile duct or pancreatic duct
    • Stone extraction
  • The SpyGlass™ DS System to examine, diagnose and treat pancreatico-biliary conditions
  • Esophageal stenting
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Food impaction removal / foreign body retrieval
  • Bravo® pH monitoring / 48-hour esophageal pH monitoring
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver transplant screening / referral
  • Medical management of digestive diseases and disorders
  • Motility studies
    • Esophageal manometry / High Resolution Impedance Manometry (HRiM®)
    • Gastric emptying scan
    • Esophagram
  • Barrx™ / Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus 
  • Single balloon or push enteroscopy
  • Percutaneous gastrostomy / jejunal tube placement (feeding tube) and management (PEG tube / J tube/ PEJ tube)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Wireless capsule enteroscopy