Gastroenterology, a sub-specialty of Internal Medicine, focuses on conditions and disorders of the digestive tract. At Washington Gastroenterology, we offer a wide variety of progressive, proven and patient-centered medical services including screening, diagnosis and treatment of digestive health diseases. Our experienced team of Board-Certified Gastroenterologists, advanced practitioners and specialists provide attentive care paired with modern methodologies, in both inpatient and outpatient settings, to treat patients in a caring and compassionate manner.
24-Hour Esophageal pH Study
A 24-hour esophageal pH study is used to measure the number of acid reflux episodes a patient experiences during a 24-hour period.
An anorectal manometry study is used to show muscle function of the rectum and anal sphincter.
Capsule Endoscopy examines the lining of the middle part of your gastrointestinal tract.
Colonoscopy is a common test that allows your physician to look inside your entire large intestine, from the rectum to lower end of the small intestine.
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy and ultrasound to obtain images and information about the digestive tract and surrounding tissue and organs.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure that diagnoses problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and pancreas.
Esophageal dilation allows your physician to dilate, or stretch, a narrowed area of your esophagus.
Esophageal Manometry/Motility Study is used to assess esophageal function.
Flexible sigmoidoscopy enables the physician to look at the inside of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon, called the sigmoid colon.
H. Pylori Breath Test
The H. Pylori Breath Test measures bacteria in the stomach that is associated with most stomach ulcers.
Hydrogen Breath Test
The Hydrogen Breath Test is used for detecting abnormal bacteria growth within the small bowel.
Washington Gastroenterology offers personalized infusion therapies to support the treatment of IBD patients.
Upper Endoscopy is a procedure used to visually examine the upper digestive system.
Hemorrhoid banding is a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base, cutting off blood flow, resulting in the hemorrhoid falling off and being eliminated.