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Medical Services >> Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Copley's gastroenterologist treats diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, gall bladder, liver, bile ducts and pancreas.

He focuses on the movement of material through your stomach and intestine, all your digestive functions as well as your body's waste removal processes.  Gastroenterologists specialize in endoscopy and also focus on preventative care.

Common conditions treated include:

Colon polyps and cancer
Hepatitis
Gastroesphageal reflux (heart burn)
Peptic Ulcer disease
Colitis
Gallbladder disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Pancreatitis

Common Procedures


Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy - using a narrow, flexible lighted tube with a built-in video camera to examine the inside of the intestinal tract. Sedation medication is used to ensure your comfort and safety during the procedure.

Polypectomy - an endoscopic procedure during which colon polyps are removed.

Hemostasis -  using an injection or cautery to stop internal bleeding.

Contact
Call:  Joel Silverstein, MD 802-888-3111


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