The Digestive Health Center offers authoritative consultations by faculty gastroenterologists, the most advanced procedures to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal diseases, a highly trained nursing staff, a full-service anesthesia team, and an environment sensitive to patient comfort and privacy.
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist faculty gastroenterologists perform more than 20,000 procedures a year, serving patients from throughout the country, state and region with digestive problems that range from the common to the very unusual and complex.
Areas of focus include gastroesophageal reflux disease, endoscopic ultrasound and gastrointestinal neuromuscular disorders.
Areas of current research include gastroparesis, inflammatory bowel disease and hepatology.
Clinical Services Provided by the Digestive Health Center
Wake Forest Baptist faculty gastroenterologists perform more than 20,000 procedures a year, serving patients from throughout the country, state and region with digestive problems that range from the common to the very unusual and complex.
A service of NC Baptist Hospital, where gastrointestinal diseases from common to rare are diagnosed and treated.
An outpatient, off campus, state-of-the-art facility for colon cancer screening with colonoscopy made comfortable by faculty gastroenterologists, expert nurses and anesthesia services.
We offer comprehensive IBD treatment for patients newly diagnosed with IBD, patients who are seeking another opinion/evaluation regarding their symptoms and treatment, and those who are in need of or would like to talk more about surgical treatments.
Gastrointestinal Neuromuscular Disorders Program
Providing diagnoses and treatments for uncontrolled heartburn, unexplained swallowing disorders, unexplained nausea and vomiting, and unexplained constipation, diarrhea and fecal incontinence.
Offering consultations regarding treatment options for patients and referring physicians. Achalasia is a neuromuscular disorder of the esophagus with several treatment approaches that are personalized for each patient.
Focusing on advanced procedures such as endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) to diagnose and treat diseases ranging from common bile duct stones to pancreatic cysts and cancers.
Advanced Endoscopy Services
Services include endoscopic resection of large polyps in the colon and double balloon enteroscopy for unexplained GI bleeding problems.
Expert care for patients with liver diseases ranging from hepatitis and fatty liver disease to rare liver diseases such as porphyria.