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The evolution of COVID-19 and WAGI

June 5, 2020

To Our Valued Patients and Community: The evolution of COVID-19 continues, and WAGI will continue to evolve as well. We are adapting our care to reflect the latest recommendations from the medical and scientific communities – both on local and national levels – to help ensure the very best is…

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Joint GI Society Statement: Racism, social injustice and our pledge to lead change

Dear Colleagues, The United States is experiencing the tragic consequences of racism. As healthcare providers, we have dedicated our lives…

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Now offering Telehealth visits with your Doctor

April 29, 2020

WAGI Physicians are now seeing patients for clinic visits via telemedicine video conference. If you have questions about your medical…

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Clinic & Endoscopy reopening with additional safety precautions

Washington Gastroenterology clinics and endoscopy centers are now open for all appointments and procedures with additional safety precaution put into…

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Seattle Crohn’s & Colitis Education Webinar

April 1, 2020

Register now for the Seattle Crohn’s & Colitis Education Webinar taking place on April 26th. During this webinar you’ll hear…

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Cologuard vs Colonoscopy

March 20, 2020

Have you seen the Cologuard commercials on TV? The little guy with blue arms and legs dancing around on the…

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Temporary Endoscopy Closure

Due to the growing severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington Gastroenterology has made the decision to close our Endoscopy Centers.…

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What’s new in Gig Harbor

February 27, 2020

After a full day of procedures, the Gig Harbor Endoscopy team didn’t spend Valentine’s Day with their sweethearts, instead they…

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New Phone System

February 13, 2020

We are in the process of transitioning to a new phone system and currently experiencing some issues. We hope to…

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Fixing Up Fogel

October 21, 2019

A couple of months ago, we embarked on a construction project to make improvements to our Fogel Endoscopy Center. With…

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Welcome Nasla V. Loya, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C

October 1, 2019

Washington Gastroenterology is pleased to welcome our newest provider, Nasla Loya. Nasla comes to us from a Gastroenterology practice in…

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Welcome Jennifer A. Fijor, ARNP

June 24, 2019

Washington Gastroenterology is pleased to welcome our newest Advanced Provider, Jennifer Fijor. She has her Master of Science in Nursing…

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Why Screen, Part 2.

May 8, 2019

When we asked our patients why they come to Washington Gastroenterology to have their colon cancer screening procedure, we got…

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Why Screen?

April 24, 2019

Back in March, we asked our patients to tell us why they came to us for their screening colonoscopy. We…

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Welcome Shayla Fawcett, PA-C

April 15, 2019

Washington Gastroenterology is thrilled to welcome Shayla Fawcett, PA-C to our team. She brings over 7 years of clinical and…

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Welcome Vivian Au, PA-C

January 7, 2019

Washington Gastroenterology is happy to welcome Vivian Au, PA-C to our practice. Vivian brings almost a decade of clinical experience…

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Welcome Stephanie Romine, MSN, AGNP-C

December 27, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie Romine, MSN, AGNP-C to our team! Stephanie comes to us with years of clinical…

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In Summary: Colon Cancer Screening

December 19, 2018

Over the last five weeks, we have covered quite a bit of ground related to colon cancer screening, the various…

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Welcome Carylin Holsey, DNP, MSN, ARNP

December 18, 2018

We are happy to welcome Carylin Holsey, DNP, MSN, ARNP to our team! Carylin comes to us with several years…

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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…

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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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