Gastroenterology

Professional relationships matter. Denver Health is here for referring professionals to help you make more informed decisions on behalf of your patients. Our Division of Digestive and Liver Health (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) provides a top choice for patient-centered care, and our physicians are available for consultation and continuing care for all common and complex digestive and liver disorders and a broad spectrum of preventative, consultative, diagnostic and interventional endoscopic services. 

Our team utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and approaches for patients requiring screening of cancers of the colon and esophagus, diagnosis, treatment, or management of digestive or liver disease. Colonoscopies and other outpatient procedures are performed in our new facility located in Pavilion M.

Conditions and Treatments

Conditions of the Colon

  • Chronic symptoms or illness such as inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis and celiac disease)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Personal or family history of polyps or colon cancer

Conditions of the Esophagus

  • Esophageal varices
  • Poorly controlled gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Strictures
  • Swallowing problems

Conditions of the Liver

  • Biliary tract stones
  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Fatty liver
  • Liver cancer
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis

Conditions of the Pancreas

  • Diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract including stones, pancreatitis, and cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer diagnosis - Denver Health offers endoscopic ultrasound advanced technology and expertise in pancreatic cancer diagnosis and biopsy

Conditions of the Stomach and Small Intestine

  • Celiac sprue
  • Chronic undiagnosed symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea and constipation
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome
  • H-pylori
  • Maldigestion and malabsorption
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding