Gastrointestinal (GI) - Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Gastrointestinal (GI)


The body’s digestive system can be disrupted by diet, stress or disease. The gastrointestinal tract includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, small intestine, colon, rectum and anus. Beaufort Memorial’s team of board-certified gastroenterologists has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal pain and problems.

Common Gastrointestinal Problems and Conditions

Symptoms, which vary by condition, can include heartburn, bleeding, inflammation, loss of bowel control, diarrhea, constipation, or pain or a lump in the abdominal area. Common gastrointestinal problems can include:

  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis
  • GERD and Reflux
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Ulcer Disease

Surgical and Endoscopic Treatments

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Stenting
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Inguinal or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Nissen Fundoplication
  • Polypectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy

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