Gastroenterology Services

Colon cancer screenings

Call (502) 629-1234 to make an appointment.

Or, take advantage of colonoscopy on demand and skip straight to scheduling your colonoscopy. Fill out the necessary forms, schedule your colonoscopy, follow the prep instructions and arrive as scheduled.

Other Services

Remicade Infusion Therapy
Remicade (infliximab) is a medication used to treat Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Upper Endoscopy
An upper GI endoscopy procedure is called esophagogastroduodenoscopy, or EGD for short. Your doctor may recommend an EGD for heartburn, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, intestinal bleeding or diarrhea.
Office Procedures
  • Fructose malabsorption test
  • Helicobacter pylori breath test
  • Lactose breath test
  • Small bowel capsule endoscopy
  • SmartPill
  • Small bowel bacterial overgrowth study
Hospital Outpatient Procedures
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Liver biopsy
  • Remicade (infliximab) infusion therapy
  • Upper GI endoscopy (EGD)

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