Gastroenterology is focused on the digestive system and its disorders. Diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which include the organs from mouth into anus, along the alimentary canal. Our gastroenterologist focuses on the movement of material through your stomach and intestine, all your digestive functions as well as your body’s waste removal processes. This includes treatment for diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, gallbladder, liver, bile ducts, and pancreas.

Gastroenterology Services provided include:

The symptoms and complications of digestive diseases can certainly impact your daily activities. Our gastroenterology specialists are committed to partnering with you to accurately diagnose your condition, find the most effective treatment plan, and offer recommended age-appropriate screenings.

  • 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)

Conditions treated include:

  • Colon Polyps and Cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Gastroesphageal Reflux (heart burn)
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Colitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Pancreatitis

Contact Information

Copley Hospital 802.888.8888
Health Center Building 802.888.3111


Copley Hospital Multi-Specialty Clinic
528 Washington Highway
Morrisville, VT 05661

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Dr. Joel Silverstein Gastroenterology
Health Center Building
530 Washington Highway
Morrisville, VT 05661

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Courtney Olmsted, MD
Joel Silverstein, MD