Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology at the Digestive Diseases Center

Premium Care for Mississippi Patients from Southwest Health System

The Digestive Diseases Center at Southwest Health System is a specialty care unit that is devoted entirely to diagnosing and treating all disorders and conditions that affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Our board-certified gastroenterologists are world-class medical practitioners with years of experience who have been extensively trained in GI tract disorders. At Southwest Health System, we are committed to serving patients in our Mississippi and Louisiana communities with excellence that is second to none. You don't have to travel hours away from home in order to receive the best medical care. Our hospitals go further so you don't have to.

Meet Our Team

In addition to our radiologists and surgeons, our team includes:

  • Highly skilled technologists
  • Registered nurses who have received special training in endoscopy
  • Speech therapists
  • Registered dietitians

Our State of the Art Facility

At the Digestive Diseases Center, we are proud to provide state of the art suites for endoscopic procedures, including advanced procedures. Our facilities are designed to accommodate outpatient, non-surgical diagnosis and treatment. Patient comfort and privacy are our top priorities.

Toward that end, we have designated six individual holding rooms for patients to use prior to GI procedures. Our post-procedure recovery area is strategically placed next to the nurses' station, so you can be assured of the best and most immediate care. During your visit you can be confident knowing we've thought of everything necessary for your comfort-because your comfort is what matters to us most.

GI Symptoms & Diagnoses

Our doctors and staff handle diagnosis and treatment of the following symptoms and conditions related to the gastrointestinal tract:

  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Bleeding
  • Ulcers
  • Gallstones
  • Colon polyps / cancer testing
  • Nutritional issues
  • Irritable bowel
  • Gas / bloating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Liver diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • ORBERA™

For more information about the Digestive Diseases Center, please contact our office today.