Aurora Medical Center in Washington County
Aurora Medical Center in Washington County is well known for its focused and coordinated approach to health care and commitment to community programming. We offer more than you'd imagine from a community hospital. A trusted resource to our community, we're a full-service hospital serving area residents 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We provide care for emergency, urgent and non-urgent medical concerns for patients of all ages.
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Do you have:
- Pain or discomfort in the abdomen?
- Frequent heartburn or indigestion?
- Irregular bowel habits?
- Frequent nausea or vomiting?
Any of these may be an indication of a more serious GI condition
Our gastroenterologists provide the most advanced diagnostic testing and current treatment options for problems related to the digestive system, including:
- GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)/heartburn
- IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome)
- Crohn's and colitis
- Cirrhosis and liver disease
- Lactose intolerance
- Gall stones
- Colorectal cancer
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Bleeding during bowel movements
- colon polyps
Diagnostic and treatment procedures
The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal problems. For accurate diagnosis, a lighted tube or endoscope is passed into the stomach, small or large intestine. A tissue sample for biopsy can also be obtained.
In order to make colonoscopies as convenient as possible for our patients, Aurora Medical Center offers these important tests Monday through Saturday.
Screening for colorectal cancer is also available.
The following gastroenterologists carry privileges for outpatient and inpatient procedures at the Aurora Medical Center: