Pediatric Gastroenterology services at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital such as liver cirrhosis treatment and treatment of jaundice provide a wide range of services to diagnose and treat disorders of the colon, intestines, gall bladder, liver, pancreas and esophagus, and stomach.
Our affiliated gastroenterologists are board-certified and perform all major endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, EGD, GRCP and Capsule Endoscopy.
Among the most frequent gastroenterology services and gastroenterological disease conditions they treat and diagnose are the following:
- Cancers of the colon and rectum, esophagus, gallbladder, pancreas
- Cirrhosis of the Liver
- Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
- Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
- Gall Stones
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett’s Esophagus
- Hepatitis, acute and chronic
- Hiatal Hernia
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Lactose Intolerance
- Peptic Ulcer
Colonoscopies utilizing advanced imaging technology can be performed as an outpatient procedure at CHH. Every attention to detail is paid by our staff to ensure that our gastroenterology services patients have a safe, comfortable screening procedure as part of our colon cancer prevention effort.
In addition, radiofrequency Ablation Therapy to destroy pre-cancerous tissue of the esophagus is one of the newer outpatient procedures performed at CHH.