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Norton Healthcare 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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African Americans at higher risk for colorectal cancers, but screenings lag

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, African Americans have the highest rate of death and the shortest rate of survival for colorectal cancer. In fact, African Americans are 45% more likely than other groups […]

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Alison Sharpe, D.O.: A relationship approach to gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist Alison Sharpe, D.O., is the first to acknowledge her approach to medicine may sound a little corny, but she is sincere. She wants to treat every patient the way she’d treat a member of [...]

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Weekend colonoscopy might have saved the life of family man and car buff

Steven Michael Kane will never forget June 23, 2018. It was a Saturday. Mike, as family and friends know him, was getting a screening colonoscopy. He felt great and had no reason to worry, or [...]

Read Full Story

Colonoscopy prep options: They’ve gotten easier

Maybe you’ve heard a story that you’ll have to drink some kind of awful-tasting liquid, and then you’ll be in the bathroom all day and night. Maybe you’re afraid colonoscopy prep will be so bad [...]

Read Full Story

Struggling with your skinny jeans?

Gas in the car: Great! Gas in the belly: Not so great! Bloating. That swollen, distended belly that can feel very uncomfortable and cause your clothes not to fit properly. One cause of bloating may [...]

Read Full Story
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African Americans at higher risk for colorectal cancers, but screenings lag

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, African Americans have the highest rate of death and the shortest rate of survival for colorectal cancer. In fact, African Americans are 45% more likely than other groups […]

Read Full Story

Alison Sharpe, D.O.: A relationship approach to gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist Alison Sharpe, D.O., is the first to acknowledge her approach to medicine may sound a little corny, but she is sincere. She wants to treat every patient the way she’d treat a member of [...]

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Weekend colonoscopy might have saved the life of family man and car buff

Steven Michael Kane will never forget June 23, 2018. It was a Saturday. Mike, as family and friends know him, was getting a screening colonoscopy. He felt great and had no reason to worry, or [...]

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Gas in the car: Great! Gas in the belly: Not so great! Bloating. That swollen, distended belly that can feel very uncomfortable and cause your clothes not to fit properly. One cause of bloating may [...]

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