Our gastroenterologist can help you learn about digestive diseases, diagnoses, and effective treatment options.
Gastroenterology concentrates on diagnosing and treating digestive diseases involving the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine (colon), liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Our gastroenterologist is board-certified and a highly skilled specialist dedicated to providing the best care.
Our gastroenterologist will evaluate and treat many types of digestive problems ranging from severe to sensitive but straightforward, including:
- GERD/Acid Reflux
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Colon Cancer
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Celiac Disease
- Swallowing Disorders
- And more.
Some of the most common procedures performed at Bluffton Okatie Surgery Center include, but are not limited to:
- Upper endoscopy
The American Cancer Society recently changed its recommended age for first colon screening for average-risk patients from 50 to 45. This change was made, in large part, because of the rise in colorectal incidence rates in a younger population over the last few years.