Symptoms, Conditions & Procedures

GI Conditions

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux occurs when a muscle in the esophagus fails to shut properly, allowing acid to flow up and causing the painful symptom we call heartburn.

Anal Fissure

An anal fissure is a small cut in the tissues surrounding the anus. Fissures can lead to uncomfortable bowel movements or blood in your stool.

Anemia/Iron Deficiency

Anemia, often caused by a lack of iron in the body, is a condition in which the blood cannot carry a sufficient amount of oxygen to parts of the body.

Barrett's Esophagus

A consequence of untreated GERD, Barrett's esophagus describes a change in the esophageal tissue to closely match the tissue of the small intestine.

Biliary Obstruction

Biliary obstruction describes a clot or blockage inside the biliary system that hinders your body's ability to properly digest the foods you eat.

C. Difficile Colitis

C. difficile colitis is an inflammatory colon disease caused by a bacteria known as clostridium difficile, with symptoms ranging from minor to severe.

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a disorder caused by a faulty immune system reaction to foods containing gluten, inflicting damage to the small intestine over time.


Colitis is a disorder marked by inflammation of the colon's inner wall and often comes in two primary forms: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is an avoidable form of cancer if the proper preventive measures are taken. A GI specialist can help detect early signs of the disease.

Colorectal Polyps

Colorectal polyps are nonmalignant nodules that may grow inside the colon or rectum. Normally harmless, they can develop into colon cancer over time.

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease is a GI condition that causes colon inflammation. There is no cure, but it can often be managed with medication and lifestyle changes.

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)

Cycling vomiting syndrome (CVS) causes sufferers to experience intense vomiting episodes that may last for hours before suddenly feeling fine again.


Diverticulitis, a potential follow-up condition of diverticulosis, occurs when pockets on the wall of the intestine become irritated or infected.


Diverticulosis is recognizable by the development of small pouches that begin to push outward through the outside wall of the large intestine.


Dysphagia is a condition characterized by difficulty swallowing food or liquids and can often stem from muscle issues or acid reflux scarring.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an ailment characterized by irritation of the esophagus, causing difficulty swallowing, stomach pain, and reflux.

Esophageal Motility Disorder

Esophageal motility disorder refers to several conditions that affect the muscles of the esophagus, making it difficult to swallow food or liquids.


Esophagitis refers to swelling and tenderness in the esophagus, which may be caused by acid reflux, allergies, infections, or several other factors.

Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver disease is an ailment caused by the accumulation of fat in the liver, triggering inflammation and potentially permanent liver damage.


A fistula is an atypical tunnel connecting two hollow organs within the body and may develop as a result of disease, injury, or medical induction.

Food Intolerance

Food intolerance is a condition that makes it difficult for the body to process certain foods, causing uncomfortable symptoms when triggered.

Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder disease is a term encompassing several conditions that impede the gallbladder's function, including gallstones and cholecystitis.


Gastritis is a stomach condition marked by swelling and/or irritation caused by erosion of the stomach lining, raising the risk of ulcers and cancer.


GERD describes the uncomfortable effects of recurring acid reflux; symptoms can include bloating, chest pain, and unexplained weight gain.

Helicobacter Pylori

H. pylori is a type of bacteria that attacks your digestive system; if left untreated, this infection can cause ulcers and even stomach cancer.


Hemorrhoids form when veins swell within the rectum or on the anus, causing symptoms like itching around your anus or pain during bowel movements.


Hepatitis is a virus that causes liver inflammation; there are various forms, the most common being hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.

Hiatal Hernia

Hiatal hernias occur when your stomach pushes upward into your hiatus and chest; symptoms can include acid reflux, vomiting blood, and chest pain.


Ileitis is the swelling of the ileum, often caused by other diseases like Crohn's disease; symptoms can be managed with the help of a GI provider.

Impacted Bowel

An impacted bowel occurs when a hardened stool blocks movement in your intestine, causing uncomfortable GI symptoms like nausea or abdominal bloating.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

IBD describes diseases that cause swelling in your digestive tract like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis; symptoms include diarrhea and fever.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS describes symptoms that affect the GI tract that can be caused by foods, anxiety, or life concerns; symptoms can be managed by a GI provider.


Jaundice describes the yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes and is usually a sign of another condition that may require treatment.

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a condition that occurs when the body produces insufficient amounts of lactase, which is used to break down lactose.

Liver Cirrhosis

Liver cirrhosis is a disease where your liver becomes scarred and inflamed from problems like alcoholism and advanced liver disease.

Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis

NASH is a severe form of NAFLD that causes harmful damage to the liver that, if left untreated, can cause scarring, cirrhosis, or liver failure.


Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas is inflamed, preventing it from functioning properly; symptoms can include fever, nausea, and abdominal pain.

Peptic Ulcers

Peptic ulcers occur when the protective lining of the stomach is damaged, allowing stomach acid to erode the tissue of the stomach or duodenum.

Primary Biliary Cholangitis

PBC is a chronic liver condition that slowly damages the bile ducts in your liver, causing irreversible damage and scarring.

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

PSC is a chronic liver condition that causes the bile ducts outside and inside your liver to narrow and become scarred, damaged, and inflamed.

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a type of IBD that causes painful swelling and ulcerations in your intestinal tract; symptoms can be managed by a GI specialist.