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Digestive Health

Detroit Medical Center Gastroenterologists are physicians with training in management of diseases of the organs of the digestive tract, including the:
  • Liver
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Colon and rectum
  • Pancreas
  • Gallbladder Bile ducts

DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital have all been ranked among the best in southeast Michigan for Gastroenterology by U.S.News & World Report.

HealthGrades 2011 Annual Hospital Quality Study and Rankings

HealthGrades analyzed critical data from hospital across the nation to develop rankings in 27 procedures and conditions. Based upon this strenuous survey, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital has been recognized with a Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award. This award for gastrointestinal care excellence is based upon top performance in:

  • Bowel Obstruction

  • Cholecystectomy

  • Gastrointestinal Bleed

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery & Procedures

  • Pancreatitis

Gastroenterologists at DMC commonly treat:
  • Colon polyps and cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn)
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Colitis
  • Gallbladder and biliary tract disease
  • Nutritional problems
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreatitis

Chronic Heartburn/GERD
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, is chronic acid reflux disease (heartburn.) In addition to other modern surgical treatments for GERD at DMC, Surgeons at DMC Harper University Hospital are now offering the EsophyXTIF™ surgical procedure to treat patients with chronic acid reflux disease (GERD). This innovative procedure enables Harper surgeons to reconstruct the anti-reflux valve at the gastroesophageal junction without incisions. This “no-incision” procedure stops acid from coming up and causing pain with lower surgical risks and no scars. Most patients can get back to work and normal activities in a couple days.

For an appointment, a second opinion or more information, please call 1-888-DMC-2500.

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