Procedures

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.

24-Hour Esophageal pH Study

Anorectal Manometry

An anorectal manometry study is used to show muscle function of the rectum and anal sphincter.

Anorectal Manometry

Capsule Endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy examines the lining of the middle part of your gastrointestinal tract.

Capsule Endoscopy

Colonoscopy

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.

Colonoscopy

Endoscopic Ultrasound

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy and ultrasound to obtain images and information about the digestive tract and surrounding tissue and organs.

Endoscopic Ultrasound

ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure that diagnoses problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and pancreas.

ERCP

Esophageal Dilation

Esophageal dilation allows your physician to dilate, or stretch, a narrowed area of your esophagus.

Esophageal Dilation

Esophageal Manometry/Motility

Esophageal Manometry/Motility Study is used to assess esophageal function.

Esophageal Manometry/Motility

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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.

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

H. Pylori Breath Test

The H. Pylori Breath Test measures bacteria in the stomach that is associated with most stomach ulcers.

H. Pylori Breath Test

Hydrogen Breath Test

The Hydrogen Breath Test is used for detecting abnormal bacteria growth within the small bowel.

Hydrogen Breath Test

Infusion

Washington Gastroenterology offers personalized infusion therapies to support the treatment of IBD patients.

Infusion

Upper Endoscopy

Upper Endoscopy is a procedure used to visually examine the upper digestive system.

Upper Endoscopy

Hemorrhoid Banding

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.

Hemorrhoid Banding

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