Also called: Gastroenterology
With highly skilled and trained specialists and the latest technology, UAMS’ gastroenterology service is the most complete in the state. Our gastroenterology specialists include nationally known experts in the treatment of stomach ulcers, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, colitis, Crohn’s disease, cirrhosis and conditions affecting the bile duct cells.
Using the latest in diagnostic tools, we can identify and develop a treatment plan for problems in the stomach, colon, esophagus, liver, pancreas, intestines and other digestive organs.
About Our Doctors
Our hepatologists, or liver specialists, diagnose and treat hepatitis, fatty liver and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, along with other conditions. These specialists are part of the multi-disciplinary UAMS liver transplant program, Arkansas’ only liver transplant program.
Gastroenterology program highlights include:
- Our 10,000-square-foot endoscopy center, which includes a gastrointestinal (GI) motility procedure room and dedicated Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography suite.
- Endoscopic Ultrasound, which allows detailed visualization of the GI tract. The system, the only one of its kind in Arkansas, is located at UAMS.
- A Liver Disease Referral Center with a toll-free phone number (1-866-91-LIVER or 1-866-915-4837) for comprehensive care of the most serious liver conditions.