A healthier gut means a happier you.
Gastroenterologists focus on diseases and conditions of the digestive system. At Hancock Regional Hospital, our surgeons perform a number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to help our patients feel better through and through.
Gastroenterology Procedures at Hancock Health
A procedure that uses a scope to examine your rectum and colon for abnormalities or disease.
An outpatient procedure for examining your esophagus, stomach, and part of the small intestine.
A pouchoscopy is an endoscopic examination of a small bowel pouch, also known as a J-pouch, that has been created to serve as a stool reservoir for people whose large bowel has been removed.
Other Gastroenterology Procedures We Perform
Contact us to find out more about these and other surgical procedures:
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube Placement
Surgical placement of a feeding tube.
Using a lighted tube with a camera at the end to examine the last part of the small bowel.
A procedure that dilates, or stretches, a narrowed area of the esophagus.
Affordable Labs and Imaging at Gateway Hancock Health
No matter where you have surgery, you can save an average of 70% over similar-quality tests at the hospital.Learn More
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