An anorectal manometry is a diagnostic test used to assess the power and strength of the muscles required for performing a normal bowel movement.
Argon Laser Therapy
Argon laser therapy uses argon gas and a specific light to treat GI conditions like dysphagia, mucosal lesions, hemorrhages, and strictures.
Barrett's ablation uses radiofrequency energy during an upper endoscopy to ablate a precancerous lining of the esophagus from Barrett's esophagus.
A small bowel capsule endoscopy is a procedure where a small capsule the size of a pill is swallowed and used to make measurements of the GI tract.
Chronic Care Management
CCM provides coverage for patients who have two or more chronic diseases; we work with your health care team to manage your overall health.
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon and rectal cancer can be caught early or even prevented by regular colon cancer screenings in Phoenix, AZ, such as a routine colonoscopy.
A colonoscopy in Arizona is the gold standard in colon cancer screening and can detect and prevent colorectal cancer by removing polyps.
Changes to your diet can help in treating symptoms of multiple digestive disorders, and we offer dietitian services in Phoenix, AZ to assist patients.
Upper GI Endoscopy (EGD) is an endoscopic diagnostic procedure where a scope is advanced through the mouth to investigate troubling GI symptoms.
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
Endoscopic mucosal resection is a minimally invasive procedure that allows for the removal of tumors just below the intestinal wall without surgery.
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
An endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a procedure where a scope (flexible tube with a camera on it) is used to look inside the intestines.
An enteroscopy makes it possible to check the upper GI tract for problems with the use of an advanced scope inserted through the patient's mouth.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a procedure where a scope (camera) is advanced through the mouth to the small intestines.
Esophageal dilation is a procedure in which a gastroenterologist stretches out a constricted or damaged portion of the esophagus to treat GI issues.
An esophageal manometry is a motility study test designed to measure the contractile and relaxation properties of the esophagus to diagnose GI issues.
Feeding Tube Insertion (PEG)
Feeding tube insertion, or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), allows for food and medications to be pumped directly into a patient's stomach.
A FibroScan®, also called transient elastography, is a noninvasive method of evaluating the liver for damage from issues like fibrosis and steatosis.
Rubber band ligation in Phoenix, AZ treats uncomfortable hemorrhoids by placing a band around the base of the hemorrhoid, causing it to wilt and die.
The hepatitis C virus, HCV, attacks the liver and leads to dangerous inflammation. Our providers can help diagnose, treat, and manage this condition.
Hemorrhoids can be treated with infrared coagulation (IRC), which uses pulses of infrared energy to shrink hemorrhoids and provide relief to patients.
Remicade® is a new drug for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) that is administered by IV infusion.
Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion)
Infusion (IV) therapy administers medications and/or fluids directly into the patient via a vein when oral or pill medications are insufficient.
Flexible sigmoidoscopy in Phoenix, AZ is a procedure where a scope is inserted into the sigmoid colon to screen for cancer and diagnose conditions.
Small Bowel Enteroscopy
Small bowel enteroscopy is an endoscopic procedure to help evaluate gastrointestinal bleeding, small bowel tumors, or other small bowel diseases.
A lateral internal sphincterotomy is a surgical option used to help heal anal fissures when more conservative treatments haven't produced results.