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Digestive Health Specialists

Patients at Baxter Health have access to a team of board-certified Gastroenterologists who are able provide them with treatment for digestive disorders. These specialists work in conjunction with other expert professionals, such as surgeons and radiologists, among others; they also collaborate closely on care delivery strategies like nursing stocktaking or pathologist reports that will be needed during hospitalization periods when response times may need improvement due patient volumes.

General & Specialized Digestive Care Services

Baxter Health's digestive disease care team is known throughout the region for using the latest techniques and technology to treat a comprehensive range of gastrointestinal (GI) subspecialties, including treatment for diseases of the upper GI tract, including the esophagus, stomach and small intestines (duodenum); the lower GI tract (including the large intestine, colon and rectum) and the hepatobiliary system, which contains the liver, gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreas.

Specific conditions Baxter Health has treated include:

  • Swallowing disorders
  • Gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Acute and chronic hepatitis
  • Chronic liver failure
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Biliary tract disorders
  • Tumors of the liver
  • Unexplained abdominal pain
  • Gallstones
  • Pancreatitis

Specialized digestive care services include:

  • Hepatology services – Diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases, evaluation of treatment options for hepatitis C, evaluation of suitability for liver transplants
  • Gastrointestinal cancer services – Diagnosis and treatment of esophageal, gastric, intestinal, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancers
  • Swallowing services – Diagnosis and assistance for patients with swallowing difficulties
  • Chronic heartburn – Diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Nutrition services – Diagnosis and treatment of diseases that lead to digestive complications

The Baxter Health specialists provide both outpatient and inpatient endoscopy procedures using specialized, leading-edge equipment, including endoscopic ultrasound, esophageal manometry, and interventional endoscopy.

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