The Gastroenterology Division provides ambulatory (outpatient) consultative services to patients at the Livonia Center for Specialty Care for the evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic disorders.
Gastroenterology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal system, which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and biliary tract. Typical symptoms of gastroenterological diseases include nausea, vomiting, heartburn, difficulty swallowing, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, weight loss, jaundice, and bleeding.
The U-M Health System Gastroenterology Division offers the following clinics and services in Livonia to better direct our clinical expertise to meet the needs of referring physicians and their patients:
- Biliary Tract Disorders
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Esophageal Disease/GERD
- Esophageal/Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Functional Bowel Disorders
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Liver Disease
- Obscure GI Bleeding
The Gastroenterology Division conducts and participates in many pharmaceutical clinical investigations managed by the GI Clinical Studies Office.