Gastroenterology & General GI

Digestive issues? 

Millions of Americans have digestive disorders. The gastroenterologists at Aurora BayCare can help limit your symptoms and prevent long-term health complications.

Our gastroenterologists are board-certified, and together we offer the most comprehensive array of gastrointestinal and liver services available in Green Bay and Northeast Wisconsin in an unmatched state-of-the-art facility.

Aurora BayCare offers the most comprehensive array of gastroenterology and liver services in the region, providing an entire spectrum of care for digestive and liver disorders, from the common to the complex.  We work as part of multidisciplinary care teams, collaborating with our partners in primary care, surgeryoncology, and radiology. We also partner with colleagues in Milwaukee to offer liver transplants.

About Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a medical specialty involving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive system disorders. Your digestive system, or gastrointestinal tract, includes your esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestine.  Your liver, bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreas are also part of your digestive system, supplying or storing materials involved in the digestive process. This system is responsible for breaking down the food you eat to supply nutrients and energy to your body.

Gastroenterologists are doctors trained in both internal medicine and the sub-specialty of gastroenterology. Gastroenterologists are also referred to as GIs.

An Ounce of Prevention

We focus not only on diagnosis and treatment, but on preventive care as well, including screening for colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, yet it is 90% treatable if caught early.

Symptoms of Digestive Problems

In addition to preventive screening, you might turn to a gastroenterologist if you experience the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain and/or bloating
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Cramps
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Rectal bleeding or blood in stool
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Weight gain or loss

Digestive Tract Disorders We Treat

These are just some of the conditions an Aurora BayCare gastroenterology specialist can treat:

  • Anemia
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Celiac disease (gluten intolerance)
  • Chronic liver diseases
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diverticulosis / diverticulitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal reflux heartburn (GERD)
  • Gluten intolerance
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcers

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

Using state-of-the-art minimally invasive technology, Aurora BayCare gastroenterologists are able to examine your entire digestive tract for diagnostic and treatment purposes.

We provide a full spectrum of general endoscopy and advanced endoscopy services. We offer both diagnostic endoscopy procedures such as: 

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper endoscopy (EGD)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Therapeutic endoscopy, including endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Esophageal function testing
  • Ambulatory pH monitoring for acid reflux disease
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