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General Gastroenterology

Our group consists of physicians and health care professionals offering expertise in general gastroenterology as well as gastrointestinal motility, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal oncology, and a wide array of advanced endoscopic procedures.

Our practice aims to provide our patients with thoughtful, compassionate, and timely care of the highest quality.

Procedure Information

Gastroenterology Procedures


Using an instrument called a colonoscope, the physician examines the interior of the colon. This procedure is often used to screen for colorectal cancer. 

For more information about colonoscopies please visit the  American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy website​.

ERCP: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

An ERCP is a procedure used to examine the common bile duct and pancreatic duct. The ERCP is helpful in diagnosing and treating problems with the liver, gallbladder, bile duct and pancreas.

For more information about ERCP, please visit the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy website.

EUS: Endoscopic Ultrasound

EUS is used to obtain images and information about the gastrointestinal tract. This proceudre is performed using an endoscope fitted with a small ultrasound device.

EGD: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

EGD is performed using an instrument called an endoscope. The physician is able to examine the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach and duodenum.

For information about the EGD, or Upper GI Endoscopy, please visit the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy website.

Capsule Endoscopy Motility
​Capsule endoscopy is also offered as a means of evaluating patients with small intestinal conditions to include chronic or acute obscure bleeding, chronic abdominal pain and chronic diarrhea. Approximately 100 capsule studies are performed annually.

For more information about capsule endoscopy, please visit the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy website.


The GI Division offers expertise in gastrointestinal motility disorders, most particularly in esophageal and anorectal diseases.  State of the art solid state motility equipment is used for motility testing.  Esophageal motility includes assessment of esophageal function through incorporation of impedance technology.  Esophageal pH testing is also done with and without impedance technology.  pH testing is also done by means of wireless technology as desired and necessary. Approximately 300 motility exams and 250 pH studies are done annually.

For more information on motility disorders and testing, please visit the Motility Society website.

Hepatology Procedures

Liver Biopsy

Using a needle the physician removes a sample of the liver for testing.

For more information on liver diseases and testing, please visit the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH website​.

Contact Us

Gastroenterology Clinic
1635 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045

Crohn's and Colitis Center
1635 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045

Hepatology Clinic​
1635 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045

Academic Office
12631 E. 17th Ave. B158
Aurora, CO 80045

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