Holland Hospital’s Gastroenterology Services provides care for a full
range of digestive diseases and disorders.
Millions of Americans struggle with diseases of the digestive tract, ranging from the daily discomfort of heartburn to life-threatening illnesses such as colon and liver cancers. Our highly skilled
specialists offer both inpatient and outpatient diagnosis and treatment
of ulcers, abdominal pain, acid reflux disease (GERD), Crohn’s disease,
intestinal polyps, and much more. An estimated 60 to 70 million Americans are affected by digestive diseases:
- The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
reports that every year, 600,000 patients have surgery to treat colon
- More than 500,000 Americans have gallbladder surgery each year.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 25
million Americans suffer from peptic ulcer disease at some time in their
Holland Hospital’s state-of-the-art facility is equipped with
sophisticated technology which enables our specialists to perform the
latest diagnostic procedures and treatments. Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award recognizes Holland
Hospital for superior outcomes in the treatment of the digestive tract
such as gastrointestinal bleeding and bowel obstruction, surgeries of
the esophagus, small intestine or colorectal area.
William Bonzelaar, MD, Lakeshore Health Partners - Family Medicine South Washington discusses common digestive problems and diseases, testing and available treatments.