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SLUCare Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Treating Problems of the Esophagus, Stomach, Gallbladder, Pancreas, Liver, Small Intestine and Colon

SLUCare gastroenterologists and hepatologists offer all types of routine endoscopic procedures, including upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, and liver biopsies, as well as specialized treatment for diseases of the stomach, liver, small intestine and colon.

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SLUCare providers are also experts in treating pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and motility disorders. Our GI physiology laboratory provides 24-hour monitoring for gastroesophageal reflux, motility studies of the esophagus, sphincter of Oddi and rectum, and evaluation of patients with chronic diarrhea. In addition, we offer supportive therapies, such as gut-directed hypnotherapy, to relieve troubling symptoms in certain patients.

 

Specialty Areas

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Saint Louis University Liver Center
Our Liver Center is known worldwide for excellence in research and treatment of liver diseases, including viral hepatitis (B and C), hereditary hemochromatosis, liver cancer and fatty liver disease. We also manage patients before and after liver transplantations.

Pancreatic and Biliary Surgery

Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases
Recognized by the National Pancreatic Foundation, our Center specializes in diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract, including pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cystic lesions, chronic pancreatitis and acute pancreatitis. 

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
In the SLUCare IBD Clinic, you’ll find gastroenterologists dedicated to treating inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, offering comprehensive care and access to clinical trials.

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Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy
Gut-directed hypnotherapy harnesses the power of the brain to ease belly pain, bloating and bowel problems associated with stress, anxiety, depression and other conditions.