Our gastroenterology specialists have special medical training to deal with conditions of the stomach, esophagus, pancreas, gallbladder, liver, bile duct, small and large intestines, colon, and rectum. Our mission is to help you digest and absorb food more efficiently, so your body can get the nutrition it needs, and rid itself of potentially harmful waste.
Our gastroenterology specialists provide consultations for health issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), colitis, celiac disease, stomach ulcers, hiatal hernia, inflammatory bowel disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), colon cancer, pancreatitis, hepatitis and other liver diseases. Your family medicine physician may refer you to the gastroenterology clinic for any of the following:
- Lactose intolerance
- Abdominal pain and bloating
- Consistent heartburn
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Acid reflux
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Rectal bleeding
- Excessive belching
- Unexplained changes in weight.
To prepare for a gastroenterology consultation, be sure to have your RAMQ insurance information available. Also, bring a list of any medication you are taking, as well as any concerns you may have. Our patient-centered approach to care means we take the time to listen, answer your questions, and respond to your personal healthcare needs.