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Gastroenterology (GI) Procedures

Norton Healthcare specialists have been performing gastroenterology (GI) procedures in Louisville and Southern Indiana for more than 30 years.

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists can provide access to cutting-edge treatments and have the skill and experience to know when surgery is required and when more conservative approaches can help.

We’ll work with you to develop a customized treatment plan to help you get back to living your best life.

Our gastroenterologists maintain a close relationship with the liver transplant services at the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky.

We provide colonoscopies that are both diagnostic and therapeutic. If we see any polyps that need to be removed, we will remove them during your colonoscopy — saving you the need to make an extra appointment.

Gastroenterology treatments with Norton Healthcare include:

  • Balloon enteroscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
    • Screening and diagnostic
    • Advanced techniques to reach cecum in previous unsuccessful colonoscopy
    • Large complex polypectomy using endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
    • Colonic Wallstent placement for malignant obstruction
    • Eradication of hemorrhoids with endoscopic banding
  • Insertion of decompression tube for colonic pseudo-obstruction
  • Electroporation
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • Ampullectomy
    • Direct cholangioscopy with Spyglass
    • ERCP guided gallbladder stenting for cholecystitis
    • Removal of complex biliary stones with electro-hydraulic lithotripsy
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
    • EUS-guided fiducial placement for stereotactic radiation therapy (CyberKnife)
    • EUS-guided pancreatic and biliary drainage in postoperative patients
    • EUS eradication of gastric varices
  • Esophageal ablation
  • EUS-guided drainage of pelvic abscesses
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastrointestinal luminal stents
  • Hepatic arterial radioembolization
  • Laparoscopic and robotic procedures
  • Medication
  • Per-oral endoscopic myotomy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Remicade infusion
  • Therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound
  • Upper endoscopy
    • Complex esophageal stricture dilation
    • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement
    • Eradication of esophageal varices
    • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of esophageal, stomach and duodenal polyps and lesions
    • Nasojejunal feeding tube placement
    • Esophageal stent placement for malignant obstruction or traheo-esophageal fistula
    • Duodenal Wallstent placement for malignant gastric outlet obstruction
    • Large pneumatic balloon dilation for achalasia

About Norton Healthcare Gastroenterology

  • We have more than 10 providers and more than seven board-certified gastroenterologists and experienced nurse practitioners.
  • Norton Healthcare gastroenterology specialists have been serving Louisville for more than 30 years.
  • The Norton Center for Abdominal and Digestive Surgery is a partnership between Norton Hospital and the University of Louisville and is led by a team of surgical oncologists.
  • Our specialists have offices in St. Matthews, on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus, in downtown Louisville and in Clarksville, Indiana.
  • Colonoscopy on-demand service allows you to skip an initial consultation before this potentially life-saving procedure.
  • Saturday appointments for colonoscopies can fit your busy schedule.
  • We provide specialized treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
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