The University of Michigan Health System is home to one of the largest digestive health and liver disease programs in the country, providing prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Our 60-plus physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the gastrointestinal system, including:
- Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and other Inflammatory Bowel Disorders (IBD)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and other Functional Bowel Disorders (FBD)
- Fatty liver disease
- Colon polyps and colon cancer screening
- Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
- Wilson Disease
Our doctors are skillfully trained to perform the following screening and diagnostic procedures:
- Sigmoidoscopy (an examination of the lower 20 inches of the colon)
- Upper endoscopy (a procedure to check for ulcers and other abnormalities)
More specialized procedures are performed at the University Hospital Medical Procedures Unit.
The University of Michigan: A Leader in Digestive Health Research
Not only are we leaders in the clinic, our faculty are also leaders in their respective areas of research, conducting and participating in many pharmaceutical clinical investigations. The innovative research conducted by our physicians and faculty has paved the way for more effective methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.
Make an Appointment
To schedule an appointment to discuss digestive or liver health issues, call us at 888-229-7408.