Gastroenterology is about diagnosing and treating many disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. We can help you prevent problems before they start. From the first time you visit, you will experience open communication, respect, education and understanding. Lourdes is proud to bring you talented specialists with an invaluable skill…listening.
Digestive discomforts like heartburn, stomach upset, acid reflux and painful gas could be symptoms of serious medical problems. If you have questions about your digestive health, but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a digestive health assessment and learn more about conditions you may have.
A colonoscopy helps find polyps that can be removed before they become cancerous. It can also identify colon and rectal cancers early, when the odds of successful treatment are highest. Colon and rectal cancer rates have increased in young and middle-aged adults.* If you’re 45 or older, ask your doctor about scheduling a colonoscopy.
Why get screened for colon cancer?
Screening may find diseases at an early stage, when a doctor has a better chance of treating or preventing the disease. The American College of Gastroenterology recommends screening for colon cancer:
At Lourdes Gastroenterology we believe you deserve the highest quality gastrointestinal care in the community. We would be honored to help you with preventative care or diagnosis and treatment of your symptoms.
When it comes to your health and comfort we offer:
Mon. – Thur. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
LMG West Pasco - Gastroenterology is a department of Lourdes Health. When you see a physician or receive services in a provider-based clinic, you are technically being treated in an outpatient department of the hospital rather than the physician’s office. Please refer to “Understanding your Healthcare Costs” to learn how your bill may be affected when seen by a provider in a provider-based clinic.
Understanding Your Healthcare Costs
Provider-Based Clinics - You may see a charge on your bill for the equipment, supplies, and services provided in one of our provider-based clinics.