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Digestive Health

Overlake Digestive Health

Overlake Medical Center provides comprehensive and exceptional care in diagnosing and treating disorders related to the digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) system. See below for the range of conditions treated and procedures and therapies offered. 

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Conditions Treated

Crohn's disease

Ulcerative colitis

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy of the upper Gi tract, colon and small intestine

IV infusion of biologics

Nutritional therapy

Pharmaceutical including biologic therapies

Radiology/Imaging/Interventional radiology

Surgical treatments - J pouch

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Conditions Treated

Abdominal cramps and pain

Constipation

Diarrhea

Food allergy

Gas and bloating

Microscopic colitis

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Biofeedback and behavioral therapy

Breath testing

Endoscopy

Medication

Motility

Nutrition

Psychological/psychiatric therapy

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Prevention & Treatment

Conditions Treated

Anal cancer

Biliary cancer

Colon polyps

Colon/rectal cancer

Esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus

Gallbladder cancer

Liver cancer

Pancreatic cancer

Small bowel cancer

Stomach cancer

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Capsule endoscopy

Diagnostic / therapeutic colonoscopy

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Small bowel enteroscopy

Imaging/radiology

Polypectomy

Positron emission tomography (PET)

Robotic surgery / laparoscopic surgery / open surgery

Transanal surgery

Radiation therapy

Women’s Gastrointestinal (GI) Health

Conditions Treated

Constipation

Diarrhea

Fecal incontinence

GERD/Heartburn

IBS

Pelvic floor disorders

Prolapse

Rectal bleeding

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Biofeedback

Colonoscopy

Motility

Nutrition support

Pelvic floor rehabilitation

Radiology imaging - MRI, defogram, CT

Upper Gastrointestinal (GI)

Conditions Treated

Achalasia

Barrett’s esophagus

Celiac disease (sprue)

Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

Gastritis

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)/Heartburn/acid reflux

Gastroparesis

GI infections

GI symtoms - nausea, pain, heartburn, dyspepsia (indigestion), vomiting, bloating, gas

Hiatal hernia

Motility disorders

Peptic ulcer disease

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Achalasia surgery

Antireflux endoscopic and surgical procedures - Fundoplication, Hill procedure

Bravo pH testing

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Esophageal manometry

GERD testing/pH monitoring

Upper endoscopy (EGD)

Radiology imaging - Ugi, CT, MRI, US

Hepatobiliary (Pancreas, Bile Duct, Gallbladder and Liver)

Conditions Treated

Benign bile duct problems - CBD strictures, leaks, sphincer of Oddi dysfunction

Benign tumors/cysts

Cirrhosis of the liver

Evaluation of abnormal liver tests / enzymes

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 

Fatty liver disease, Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Gallstones and other gallbladder disease

Liver cancer

Malignancy of gallbladder or bile ducts

Nonviral hepatitis - alcoholic, drugs, toxins, medications, hemochromatosis, autoimmune, other

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatitis

Primary biliary cirrhosis

Sclerosing cholangitis

Viral hepatitis

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Pancreatic/Hepatic resection

Percutaneous liver biopsy

Spyglass biliary endoscopy - biopsy, stricture dilation, stenting

Viral hepatitis therapy (hepatitis B, C)

Interventional radiology - Tranjugular liver biopsy, Hepatic artery embolization (HAE), tumor cryotherapy, brachytherapy

Radiology imaging - CT, US +/- doppler, MRI, angiography, portal vein studies

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Conditions Treated

Metabolic syndrome

Obesity

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Adjustable gastric banding

Gastric bypass

Robotic da Vinci Bariatric Surgery

Sleeve gastrectomy

Lower Gastrointestinal (GI)/Colorectal

Conditions Treated

Anal abscess/fistula

Anal cancer

Anal fissures

Benign colon pathology -  polyps, angiodysplasia or other vascular problems, strictures

Constipation, diarrhea, colonic motility problems

Colon and rectal cancer

Diverticular disease

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Hemorrhoids

Incontinence

Microscopic and collagenous colitis

Ostomy

Pilonidal disease

Rectal prolapse

Procedures/Therapies Performed

Anal manometry

Anoscopy

Diagnostic / therapeutic colonoscopy

Defecography

Radiology

Rectal surgery

Surgical resection