Digestive Health

patient and doctorGastroenterology Services

The physicians and medical professionals at Attleboro Gastroenterology Associates are committed to providing the highest quality digestive and gastroenterology care for you. A gastroenterologist is a physician who specializes in disorders and conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, also called the digestive tract.

We evaluate and treat the following problems and/or diseases:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Pancreas problems
  • Diverticulosis
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Bile duct stones
  • Gas
  • Hepatitis
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Biliary tract disease
  • Heartburn/indigestion
  • Liver problems
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Acid reflux
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon polyps
  • Crohn's disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis

Procedures & Tests

We perform video capsule endoscopy studies and treatment for hepatitis on-site at Attleboro Gastroenterology Associates. Other procedures that are performed at Sturdy Memorial Hospital include:

  • Abdominal paracentesis
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
    • including removal of common bile duct stones and biliary stenting
  • Esophageal pH testing
  • Esophageal stenting
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastric feeding tube placement
  • Hemorrhoidal banding
  • Liver biopsy
  • Polypectomy
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection

Looking For More Information About Surgical Services?

Visit our Surgical Services page to learn more about surgery at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, what to expect, and how to prepare.

Preparing for your Colonoscopy

Image of brochure with instructions to prepare for a colonoscopyThis is a topic that can cause anxiety, but this procedure is necessary and effective for detecting colorectal cancer and polyps. Our experienced team has developed some tips and advice in the brochure above to help you get ready for your procedure.

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