Gastroenterological Conditions

Gastroenterologists are physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive system. The digestive system includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, gallbladder, liver, and pancreas.

At Dr. Le Advanced Gastroenterology, we treat conditions of the digestive system including the following.

Disorders of the Esophagus

  • Acid reflux
  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Candida esophagitis
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • Diffuse esophageal spasm
  • Eosinophiic esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Nutcracker esophagus
  • Schatzki's ring
  • Scleroderma and c.r.e.s.t. syndrome effects on esophagus
  • Strictures of the esophagus
  • Ulcers of esophagus
  • Varices
  • Viral esophagitis

Disorders of the Small Intestine

  • Adenocarcinoma of small bowel
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Bacterial overgrowth of small bowel
  • Carcinoid
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Duodenal ulcers
  • Idiopathic jejeunitis
  • Intestinal angina (mesenteric ischemia)
  • Intestinal pseudoobstruction
  • Lactose intolerence
  • Lymphoma of small intestine
  • Malabsorption syndromes
  • Parasitic and bacterial infections of small intestine
  • Short bowel syndrome

Disorders of the Colon

  • Angiodysplasias of colon
  • Carcinoid of colon
  • Collagenous colitis
  • Corectal cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's colitis
  • Diarrhea (chronic)
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Indeterminate colitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Ischemic colitis
  • Lymphocytic colitis
  • Parasisitic and bacterial infections of colon
  • Polyps
  • Megacolon
  • Ulcerative colitis

Disorders of the Stomach

  • Adenocarcinoma of the stomach
  • Arteriovenous malformations of stomach
  • Atrophic gastritis
  • Bezoars
  • Carcinoid of stomach
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastric cancer
  • Gastric volvulus
  • Gastritis
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Leiomyoma of stomach
  • Lymphoma of stomach
  • Polyps of stomach
  • Nsaid-induced gastropathy
  • Ulcers
  • Watermelon stomach

Disorders of the Gallbladder

  • Bile duct strictures
  • Biliary dyskinesia
  • Cancer of gallbladder
  • Choledochocele
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Choledochilithiasis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
  • Polyps of gallbladder
  • Sclerosing cholangitis

Disorders of the Pancreas

  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Adenocarcinoma of pancreas
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreas divisum
  • Pancreatic cholera
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastrinoma)

Disorders of the Liver

  • Adenomas of liver
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
  • Autoimmune chronic hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Cysts of liver
  • Fatty liver
  • Focal nodular hyperplasia
  • Hemachromatoisis
  • Hemangiomas of liver
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocelluar carcinoma
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Portal hypertension and its complications
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Toxic hepatitis
  • Wilson's disease