The pandemic disrupted many routines, including life-saving screenings for colorectal cancer (CRC) – the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. See how the University of Michigan Health-West Gastroenterology and Colorectal Surgery office is working to address some troubling trends in CRC.
Come and hear about common issues with gastrointestinal health. Three specialists in Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Oncology will meet with you to dispel common myths about cancer screening and prevention, cancer treatment options, acid reflux, GERD management, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, hemorrhoids, and liver and pancreatic diseases. Join us in-person or online. Registration is required.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults over the age of 50 fail to get their recommended colonoscopy. That reality deeply troubles Michelle Anderson, MD, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan and a gastroenterologist at Metro Health – University of Michigan Health. She works Read More
An endoscopy allows the doctor to see images inside your gastrointestinal tract, and it can contribute to the doctor’s decision on the best treatment plan. Our highly trained internal medicine physicians and gastroenterologists perform endoscopies to confirm a diagnosis, conduct a biopsy or remove a foreign object from your digestive system. This includes the esophagus, Read More
Our gastrointestinal specialists offer expert treatment for your entire digestive tract, from your esophagus to your intestines and everything in between. The physicians of UM Health-West Gastroenterology are available for outpatient consultations in Suite 302 of the UM Health-West HealthPark. Endoscopic procedures are performed in the first floor of HealthPark at UM Health-West Endoscopy. Our Read More