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Why People Don’t Get Screening Colonoscopies (We have heard them all.)

December 12, 2018

There are a number of reasons why people don’t want to get a colonoscopy – some people are worried about the procedure itself, some people don’t like doctors – the list goes on. There are a few misconceptions about colonoscopy that we would like to take a moment to address…

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About At-Home Tests

December 5, 2018

A really critical thing to know about at-home tests, when compared to colonoscopy, is that at-home tests cannot prevent colon…

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About Colonoscopy

November 28, 2018

If you have ever had a friend, loved one or colleague go through colon cancer treatment, then you know how…

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Cancer Prevention Tests vs. Cancer Detection Tests

November 14, 2018

Recently, there has been a lot of information in the media about at-home colon cancer detection tests. While these tests…

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Why Get Screened for Colon Cancer?

November 8, 2018

This is the first post in a six-part series about colon cancer and the importance of screening. We hope you…

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Welcome Kimberly Thomas, MS, ARNP, NP-C

September 10, 2018

Today we welcome Kimberly Thomas, MS, ARNP, NP-C to our team! Kimberly earned her Master of Science Degree from University…

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Welcome Patti Lightfoot, PA-C

September 4, 2018

We are pleased to welcome Patti Lightfoot, PA-C to our Washington Gastroenterology team! Patti brings extensive experience to her role…

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Get in the Know about Hepatitis C

July 25, 2018

Hepatitis C is a viral disease that affects the liver, causing inflammation and swelling. It can range from a short…

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Dr. Abhishek Agarwal, Physician Partner

July 16, 2018

Washington Gastoenterology is proud to announce that as of 01 July, Dr. Abhishek Agarwal is a physician partner. Dr. Agarwal…

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Welcome Karen Shively, MSN, ARNP

July 10, 2018

Washington Gastroenterology is proud to welcome Karen Shively, MSN, ARNP to the team. Karen comes to us with over 10…

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Our New Website

May 30, 2018

Welcome to Our New Website! We are so excited to launch the new Washington Gastroenterology (WAGI) website. Since forming WAGI…

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