Gastroenterology Services


Gastroenterology Services in Laredo, Texas

At Laredo Physicians Group, we use advanced endoscopic equipment designed to help diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive system. These disorders can be found in the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, gallbladder, bile ducts, liver and pancreas.

Gastroenterologists diagnose and treat digestive disorders and screen for common gastrointestinal cancers, such as colorectal cancer.

Gastroenterology Subspecialties

  • General Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Preventing, diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal disorders, general gastroenterology and hepatology is key in maintaining gastrointestinal health in both the short-term and long-term.
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy: A procedure in which an endoscope provides treatment for a number of gastrointestinal issues and conditions.

Conditions Treated at Laredo Physicians Group

Your digestive health is important, and any issue that you may have can be frustrating and painful with no end to side-effects in sight. Our expansive list of digestive disease treatments and services are designed to get you the gastrointestinal help that you need by diagnosing and treating your condition while setting you on a path to feel better, sooner. The Gastroenterologist at Laredo Physicians Group are trained to handle many Gastroenterology conditions.

  • Acid Reflux Disease
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding (vomiting blood and rectal bleeding)
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Hepatitis
  • Fatty liver
  • Pancreatitis
  • Biliary disorders
  • Others

Diagnostic Gastroenterology Procedures

  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ECRP): Combining the use of endoscopy and fluoroscopy, ECRP diagnoses and treats certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems.
  • Upper endoscopy: An exam used to check the esophagus, stomach and the first segment of the small intestine.
  • Colonoscopy: An exam used to check the large intestine and rectum, this procedure can detect potential problems.
  • Sigmoidoscopy: A minimally invasive examination of the large intestine through the nearest part of the colon, this procedure can diagnose several gastrointestinal conditions.
  • Enteroscopy: An enteroscopy describes using an endoscope to look directly in the small bowel.

Why Choose Laredo Physicians Group

Gastroenterology issues can be painful and frustrating at the same time. Laredo Physicians Group, located in Laredo, Texas, can provide patients with a diagnosis and help them start the journey of getting help with their nagging gastroenterology issues.

While Laredo Physicians Group provides diagnosis and treatment services for a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, knowing why and when you should seek help from a medical center is important, too.

For example, doctors may prescribe anti-inflammatory drugs for symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease at Laredo Physicians Group for most types of IBDs.

If you suspect you might have a family history of gastrointestinal issues, we can provide blood tests, check your stomach contents and stomach acid and more all to properly diagnose a potential condition early.

If you have celiac disease, we can help diagnose, treat and teach you how to manage so that you can promote intestinal healing.

These issues and more are why Laredo Physicians Group has a physician for your gastrointestinal needs, no matter what they may be.

Contact Us

Laredo Physicians Group, with locations in Laredo, Texas, is here to help you with your gastroenterology needs.

Our specialists will work with you to try and find a solution to your problems. Click here to schedule an appointment with one of our gastroenterology medical professionals, or Call us today to schedule an appointment at 956-724-9219.