GI Clinic Doctor's Offices: 1st Floor next to the dental clinic
GI Endoscopy Suite: 6th Floor, near the elevators
Hours: 0730 - 1600 Monday - Friday
Phone: (706) 787-2157/8600
Fax: (706) 787-2409
Our diagnostic and therapeutic services are supported by "state-of-the-art" endoscopic, computer and motility equipment. The Gastroenterology Service is capable of supporting most types of tertiary care of patients with digestive and liver diseases.
Generally, the GI Service will focus care on the adult population. Patient age range 16 years to 90+ years.
The Gastroenterology Service is a very active clinical service with over 8,000 patient contacts per year. The GI Service performs over 2,400 sedated endoscopic procedures each year. The GI service evaluates a wide range of digestive and liver problems. Patients with these conditions may benefit from available tests and treatment to include: EGD, colonoscopy, ERCP, flexible sigmoidoscopy, esophageal motility, esophageal dilation, ambulatory pH monitoring, endoscopic ultrasound, liver biopsy, tumor removal, etc.
Information on the following gastrointestinal diseases are located on this web site (just click on the disease name below):
Links for Gastroenterology on the World Wide Web:
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Information about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease by AstraZeneca, the makers of Prilosec.
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is an outstanding source of information for patients with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
Provides new clinical papers, news releases, and updates on patient care issues. This site is done by Schering, Inc., the makers of Intron-A, a type of interferon used in treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B and C.
Provides the latest breaking news on treatment of Hepatitis.