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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Find Relief from Digestive Complications

Don't let GI issues keep you from doing what you want to do. Start your journey to better digestive health by making an appointment today. For a referral to a gastroenterologist on staff at St. Luke's, call our Physician Referral line at 314-205-6060 or click below.

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Heartburn. Indigestion. Diarrhea. Upset stomach. Most of us experience these symptoms from time to time. Antacids and over-the-counter medications can temporarily relieve discomfort, but did you know these symptoms could also be pointing to a more serious digestive issue?

Committed to Your Digestive Health
If you suffer from severe heartburn, swallowing difficulties, intestinal bleeding or are have other digestive issues, the gastroenterologists at St. Luke's can help. They offer a variety of techniques and treatments to help detect, diagnose and treat a range of digestive disorders and cancers - all in the safe and friendly environment of St. Luke's Gastrointestinal (GI) labs.

Conditions We Treat
Our board-certified specialists and experienced support teams treat of a variety of diseases and disorders of the entire digestive tract, including the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small bowel, colon, gallbladder, biliary tract, liver and pancreas, including:
  • Acid reflux (gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD)
  • Appendicitis
  • Celiac disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Intestinal Polyps
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Ulcers, bleeding and polyps in the intestinal tract
  • Ulcerative colitis
Tests and Procedures
We offer a wide range of services and therapies for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases:
  • Biliary stenting (procedure to open a blocked bile duct)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (or ERCP, a test used to examine the bile ducts, pancreatic duct and gallbladder)
  • Esophageal dilation (which enables your doctor to widen your esophagus)
  • Esophageal manometry (tests for swallowing issues)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (or EGD, a procedure used to diagnose and treat conditions in the upper gastrointestinal tract)
  • Foreign body removal
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG, or feeding tube)
  • PH and Motility Testing
  • Polypectomy (removal of polyps in colon or stomach)
  • Sclerotherapy of esophageal varices (used to stop esophageal bleeding)
  • Thermocoagulation (hypertonic injection of bleeding ulcer)