Diagnosing Gastrointestinal Disorders

Holland Hospital’s Gastroenterology Services diagnoses disorders of the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, intestines and more.

Digestive Disorders and Diseases

Common digestive diseases and disorders diagnosed at Holland Hospital include:

  • Crohn’s disease (Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) / ulcerative colitis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Peptic ulcers (sores in the lining of your stomach)
  • Intestinal (colon) polyps or tumors
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or acid reflux disease)
  • Acute pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
  • Cholangitis (infection of the bile duct, the tube that carries bile from the liver to the gallbladder and intestines)
  • Celiac disease (severe gluten allergy)
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Foreign body ingestion (GI/Respiratory)
  • Esophageal varices (extremely dilated veins in the lower esophagus)
  • And more

Diagnostic Procedures

Holland Hospital’s Endoscopy Center, a state-of-the-art facility, is equipped with sophisticated technology enabling our specialists to perform a wide variety of diagnostic tests

  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • BRAVO pH Monitoring for diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or acid reflux disease)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) for examination of heart valves and chambers
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for gall bladder studies
  • Hemorrhoids
  • And more

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Jessica Hafner, DO, Lakeshore Health Partners - General Surgery talks about colonoscopy and current recommendations for having this test.