The Gastroenterologists of Colorectal Surgical and Gastroenterology Associates (CSGA) have completed training in the field of Gastroenterology. They have all been certified by the American Board of Gastroenterology. In addition to treating and diagnosing digestive disease disorders, they also offer both diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. They are all members of Fayette County Medical Society, the Kentucky Medical Association, and the American Society of Gastroenterology.
What are our doctors’ areas of expertise?
Gastroenterologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases, including:
- Esophageal disorders such as GERD / heartburn / acid reflux, Barrett’s esophagus, trouble swallowing, and non-cardiac chest pain.
- Stomach disorders such as ulcers, nausea & vomiting, gastritis, and bleeding.
- Small intestine disorders such as Celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
- Colon disorders such as colon cancer screening / polyp removal, constipation / diarrhea, colitis, IBS, and rectal bleeding.
- Liver and Gallbladder disorders such as hepatitis, jaundice, and gallstones.
- Pancreas disorders such as pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
What special procedures do our doctors perform?
- Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
- PEG, PEJ (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy or jejunostomy tube placement)
- Enteroscopy (endoscopy of the small intestine)
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
- Capsule endoscopy of the small intestine (Pillcam)
What is required to become a board certified Gastroenterologist?
- 3 years of residency in Internal Medicine.
- 3 year in a Gastroenterology – Hepatology training program.
- Pass the American Board of Internal Medicine examination.
- Pass the American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology examination.