Denver Health’s Division of Digestive and Liver Health (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) provides a diverse team of doctors and nurses who offer patient-centered care and are available for consultation and continuing care for all common and complex digestive and liver disorders, including a broad spectrum of preventative, consultative, diagnostic and interventional endoscopic services.
Conditions of the Esophagus
- Esophageal varices
- Poorly controlled gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Swallowing problems
Conditions of the Stomach and Small Intestine
- Chronic undiagnosed symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea and constipation
- Peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, celiac sprue
- Cyclic vomiting syndrome
- Maldigestion and malabsorption
- Upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding
Conditions of the Colon
- Chronic symptoms or illness such as inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis)
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Personal or family history of polyps or colon cancer
- Women’s gastrointestinal health
Conditions of the Liver
- Chronic hepatitis
- Fatty liver
- Liver cancer
- Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Conditions of the Pancreas and Biliary Tract
- Diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract including stones, Pancreatitis, cysts and cancer
- Pancreatic cancer diagnosis – Denver Health offers Endoscopic Ultrasound advanced technology and expertise in pancreatic cancer diagnosis and biopsy
Digestive Health Clinic
The Denver Health Digestive Health Clinics are available for anyone who is referred for more extensive evaluation and consultation of digestive concerns. The clinics offer outpatient care to people who seek evaluation, diagnosis and continued care for a wide variety of digestive health conditions. The clinics act as a hub for your care, where basic diagnostic tests are carried out, treatment is provided and referrals are made for procedures, when necessary and appropriate.
The Denver Health Liver Clinics are available to anyone who is referred for more extensive evaluation and consultation of liver concerns. The liver clinics have two board-certified liver specialists and a physician assistant who also specializes in liver disease. The clinics offer outpatient care to people who seek evaluation, diagnosis and continued care for a wide variety of liver health conditions.
Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Clinic
Physicians in the Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Clinic consult with and treat patients with problems of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract. Patients in the clinic may receive diagnostic tests, including magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic ultrasound. Therapies may include medication, surgery, intraoperative ultrasound or other treatments as needed.