Provided below are descriptions of some of the procedures performed in this area of specialization:


A thin, flexible tube is used to examine the large intestine for polyps that may lead to colon cancer.

Upper GI Endoscopy

A small video camera housed at the end of a thin, flexible tube is navigated to the esophagus, stomach and/or small intestine.

Esophageal Manometric Motility Study

A test focused on the muscles of the esophagus and muscles originating at the bottom of the esophagus.

Esophageal 24-hour pH Study

Day-long lower esophageal data obtained for heartburn patients

BARRX HALO Ablation System

A potentially curative approach for Barrett’s Esophagus. The device performs a controlled thickness burn of the lining to allow re-growth of normal epithelial lining.

Video Capsule Endoscopy

A device swallowed by the patient creates images of the digestive system that can be viewed via computer.

Needle Liver Biopsy

The removal of a small sample of the liver to check for signs of damage or disease.

Specific directions will be provided to prepare you for any of these procedures. Please follow the directions precisely to prevent the need for rescheduling.