Gastroenterology

Learn about digestive disorders and find expert treatment with St. Elizabeth Physicians. See how screenings and early detection save lives.

Gastroenterology Care Can Save Lives

The board-certified gastroenterologists at St. Elizabeth Physicians have been recognized as top doctors in the area specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders of the:

  • Pancreas
  • Liver
  • Colon
  • Gallbladder
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Intestines

Our gastroenterology specialists focus on providing education about digestive diseases, diagnoses, and the most appropriate and effective treatment options.

Common Procedures Include:

  • Colonoscopy — A procedure which examines your large bowel to remove colon polyps before they become cancerous, diagnose and treat bleeding, or evaluate unexplained changes in bowel habits.
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) A procedure that examines your upper intestinal tract to diagnose and treat problems with swallowing, unexplained weight loss, bleeding, or abdominal pain.
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) A procedure that combines the use of x-rays and an endoscope to provide treatment of the biliary and pancreatic ducts.

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  • Gastrostomy Tube Placements — A procedure which provides an alternative method of feeding through the stomach when normal methods of feeding are impaired.

  • Hemorrhoidal Banding — Also known as Rubber Band Ligation, this procedure is used to treat internal hemorrhoids.
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound — This procedure uses an endoscope with an ultrasound probe to evaluate difficult to image areas of the gastrointestinal tract such as the pancreas or submucosal nodules, diagnose and stage cancers, and provide treatments such as celiac plexus blocks or cyst drainage.
  • Capsule Endoscopy — A small pill camera which is used to evaluate the small bowel.

  • Bravo pH Probe — A 48 hour test which allows for evaluation of reflux symptoms.
  • Esophageal Manometry A test used to assess pressure and motor function of the esophagus designed to enable the diagnoses and treatment of complaints of chest pain, acid reflux, difficulty swallowing, and food digestion.
  • Anorectal Manometry — A test used to evaluate the function and coordination of the anal sphincters and pelvic floor muscles useful in assessing constipation, fecal incontinence, and anorectal function.
  • IV Remicade Therapy for Crohn’s Disease — One of the most effective medications available to help treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (a form of inflammatory bowel disease).
  • Fibroscan — A noninvasive way to estimate the amount of liver damage or scarring.

Preparing for Your Procedure

The St. Elizabeth Physicians’ Gastroenterology Care team is here to guide you step-by-step. Below are downloadable documents (PDFs) designed to provide helpful instruction on how to prep for your upcoming procedure.

Find an Gastroenterology Office Near You

Endoscopy – Crestview Hills

340 Thomas More Parkway
Suite 160B
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 331-1932

Crestview Hills

340 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 331-1410

Dearborn

606 Wilson Creek Rd.
Professional Bldg. Suite 220
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 331-1410

Edgewood

1 Medical Village Drive
Edgewood, KY 41017
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 344-7930

Florence

4900 Houston Road
Florence, KY 41042
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 344-7930

Ft. Thomas

85 N. Grand Avenue
Ft. Thomas, KY 41075
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 344-7930

Grant Co.

238 Barnes Road
Williamstown, KY 41097
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 344-7930

Newport

1400 Grand Avenue
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 331-6466
Fax: (859) 344-7930

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The Joint Commission

Our facilities, including our ambulatory center, are one of the few in the area to have achieved the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval representing a high commitment to quality and patient safety.