We provide a variety of services to patients requiring diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders.

One of the primary procedures for diagnosing and treating digestive disorders is endoscopy, a procedure that lets your doctor look inside your body using a small instrument called an endoscope. An endoscope is a long, thin tube with a tiny camera attached to the end. Endoscopy can be used for screening and diagnosis, as well as treatment, such as removing polyps from the colon. There are many different kinds of endoscopy, but the primary types of endoscopy for digestive disorders are:

Other diagnostic and treatment procedures

Throughout the Sentara system, we offer advanced and specialized services for many digestive disorders, including:

  • Motility studies
  • Liver studies
  • Pancreatic and biliary procedures
  • Gastrointestinal surgeries
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Defecography
  • Pedundal nerve testing
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancretography (ERCP)
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostromy (PEG)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Bracheotherapy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Photodynamic Therapy