SERVICES

Winchester Gastroenterology Associates

Colonoscopy

The visual examination of the large intestine using a lighted, flexible fiber-optic or video endoscope. The colon begins in the lower abdomen and looks like a question mark as it moves up and around the abdomen.

 

 

Upper Endoscopy

An upper endoscopy is a procedure that our physicians use to look at the inner lining of the upper digestive tract (esophagus, stomach and duodenum), which is the first part of the small intestine.

 

ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography is a specialized technique used to study the ducts (drainage routes) of the gallbladder, pancreas, and liver.

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a procedure used to obtain images and information about the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and organs.

For 30 over years, Winchester Gastroenterology Associates has been providing high quality GI care to our community.

All Gastroenterological Services

Anorectal Manometry - NEW!

Anorectal manometry is used to evaluate the function and coordination of the sphincter and pelvic floor muscles of the anorectal anatomy. This test also assesses the measurement of resting and squeezing pressures, as well as the length of the anal canal.

Anorectal manometry may be performed to test for conditions such as: chronic constipation, fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse, or Hirschprung’s disease.

This test does not require sedation, so you may drive yourself home the procedure. You may also resume daily activities, diet, and medication immediately afterwards.

Bravo pH Probe Placement

The Bravo pH test for stomach acid involves attaching a capsule to your esophagus to measure acid reflux from your stomach.

Capsule Enteroscopy

Capsule endoscopy is a procedure used to record internal images of the gastrointestinal tract for use in medical diagnosis.

Colonoscopy

The visual examination of the large intestine using a lighted, flexible fiber-optic or video endoscope. The colon begins in the lower abdomen and looks like a question mark as it moves up and around the abdomen.

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of large polyps in the Esophagus, Stomach, Duodenum and Colon

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Diagnostic and interventional (Fine Needle Aspiration, Fine Needle Biopsy, pancreas pseudocyst drainage and cystgastrostomy stent placement, endoscopic necrosectomy, celiac plexus block and celiac plexus neurolysis).

Including:

  • EUS guided biliary access, drainage and stenting
  • EUS guided liver biopsies, staging of esophageal, gastric, duodenal, rectal, distal colon tumors, peri-rectal abscess drainage
  • EUS guided cholecystoduodenostomy

Enteral metal stenting of the Esophagus, Duadenum and Colon

ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography is a specialized technique used to study the ducts (drainage routes) of the gallbladder, pancreas, and liver.

Including:

  • SpyGlass cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy
  • Theraputic
  • Metal stenting
  • Lithotripsy

Esophageal Dilation

Narrowing or stricture of the esophagus is common. Complications are rare and, in most instances, a satisfactory outcome occurs with clearing or improvement.

Esophageal Manometry - NEW!

Esophageal manometry assesses pressure and motor function of the esophagus. This test helps to evaluate how well the muscles of the esophagus work to transport liquids or foods from your mouth into your stomach.

Esophageal manometry may be performed to evaluate the causes of gastric reflux, heartburn, difficulty swallowing, or functional chest pain.

This test does not require sedation, so you may drive yourself home the procedure. You may also resume daily activities, diet, and medication immediately afterwards.

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

A thin, flexible tube (sigmoidoscope) is inserted into the rectum. A tiny video camera at the tip of the tube allows the doctor to view the inside of the rectum and most of the sigmoid colon.

Hemorrhoid Banding - NEW!

This is a painless, 5-minute and nonsurgical solution to aggravating hemorrhoids. Mild hemorrhoids tend to heal on their own. But if you’ve tried everything, including creams, warm baths and a high-fiber diet, and nothing has helped, then it’s time to look for a permanent solution. Hemorrhoid banding targets the source of your discomfort to provide permanent relief.

The procedure only takes minutes, and you can return immediately to work.  Learn more.

Injectafer

Injectafer is a prescription iron replacement medicine, which is injected into your veins to treat iron deficiency anemia in adults. It is also used to treat iron deficiency anemia in adults with chronic kidney diseases who are not receiving dialysis.

Liver Elastography / Fibroscan

This in-office test is a non-invasive way to measure the stiffness of your liver. The procedure works through the use of a surface ultrasound probe that delivers a low frequency pulse to a small area of the liver. The transmission of this sound wave is completely painless. The stiffness measure can be an important part of understanding your overall liver health.

Radio Frequency Ablation (BARRX) for Barrett's Esophagus and control of bleeding (GAVE)

Remicade - In Office IV Infusion

We offer Remicade infusion to help reduce the symptoms from Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis. Treatment with Remicade is provided by a board-certified nurse and takes about 3 hours to complete.

SIBO Test

The hydrogen breath test for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is a non-invasive, low risk, accurate and fast tool to identify this serious condition.

Upper Endoscopy

An upper endoscopy is a procedure that our physicians use to look at the inner lining of the upper digestive tract (esophagus, stomach and duodenum), which is the first part of the small intestine.

Video Capsule Endoscopy

VCE is a procedure that uses a tiny wireless camera to take pictures of the digestive tract. This is a patient-friendly tool for visualization of the entire small bowel.