Also called: Gastroenterology
With highly skilled and trained specialists and the latest technology, UAMS Health’s digestive health services are 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:
- intestines and other digestive organs
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 Health liver transplant program, Arkansas’ only liver transplant program.
Some highlights of the gastroenterology services available at UAMS Health 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 is the only one of its kind in Arkansas.
- 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.