Gastroenterology

UF Health Gastroenterology at Jacksonville provides comprehensive care to patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.

Staffed by board-certified specialists in gastroenterology, the division is a regional leader in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, liver disease and gastroenterology research. The division serves an important function as the site for fellowship training, with almost half of the gastroenterologists in Jacksonville having either trained or started their careers here.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bile duct abnormalities
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular disease of the colon (diverticulitis)
  • Esophageal reflux
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal and liver disease associated with HIV
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Malabsorption of nutrients
  • Pancreatic cysts and masses
  • Pancreatitis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Ulcers

Services

The Division of Gastroenterology offers the following diagnostic and therapeutic procedures:

  • 24-hour pH testing
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Enteral stenting
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Esophageal manometry
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Liver biopsy
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • Small bowel enteroscopy
  • Upper endoscopy