The Division of Gastroenterology at Saint Peter’s University Hospital offers expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon, as well as the pancreas, liver and biliary tract including:
- Barret’s esophagus
- Swallowing disorders
- Peptic Ulcer disease
- Celiac disease
- Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
- Bile duct and gallbladder disease
- Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis
- Fatty liver and alcohol-related liver disease
- Prevention and treatment of colon cancer
The team is able to offer comprehensive multidisciplinary care, working with experts in the fields of radiology, surgery, radiation and medical oncology.
Academic accomplishments include full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The Division is home to a three-year gastroenterology fellowship which is accredited by the Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
The Division’s new full-service, GI Motility and GERD Therapy Lab diagnoses complex heartburn and swallowing disorders.
Our staff annually performs thousands of minimally invasive endoscopic procedures. These procedures include upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, also small bowel capsule. Our physicians’ training and expertise is also focused on diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts with special attention topre-cancerous and cancerous lesions of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, ampulla, colon, pancreas, bile ducts and liver). The staff specializes in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), fine needle aspiration (FNA), biliary and pancreatic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), complex polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation, and luminal stenting (esophageal, gastroduodenal, colonic).