If you are suffering from abdominal pain, come to the leaders in gastroenterology: The Gastroenterology Group of Northern NJ. These experts will examine you thoroughly to learn the cause of your Bergen County abdominal pain. We provide care in all aspects of gastrointestinal diseases. This includes treatment of common disorders such as acid reflux and Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well as screening for colon cancer and polyp detection. We also offer expertise in Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis, hepatitis, pancreatic and gallbladder diseases. In addition, we have specific knowledge in the use of biologic and immune modulating therapies for some of these conditions. Many of the physicians have specialized training in advanced endoscopic procedures including ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound and video capsule endoscopy. Our gastroenterology practice has been providing high quality care to the community for over 50 years. Our eleven physicians are fellowship trained and board certified in both gastroenterology and internal medicine.
It is important to accurately diagnose your Bergen County abdominal pain in order to provide the appropriate treatment. The are numerous causes for your gastric discomfort. Among these are the stomach flu, constipation and intestinal gas, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatitis, acid reflux, vomiting, and food intolerance, to name a few. The doctors at GGNNJ take particular care in examining you and ordering the proper tests to correctly pinpoint the cause of your abdominal pain and treat it effectively. An upper endoscopy is a diagnostic test used to examine the upper digestive tract – the esophagus, stomach, and first segment of the small intestine, known as the duodenum. The procedure is done by inserting a thin tube with a light and camera through the mouth and into the upper digestive tract. The images from the camera are viewed on a display screen during the procedure.
Here at GGNNJ we do all that we can in order to ensure treatment for your Bergen County abdominal pain and gastrointestinal diseases of all types. Sometimes, in order to identify or specify issues involving your gastrointestinal health, an endoscopic ultrasound is required beforehand. This procedure is a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that can provide our specialists with a detailed examination of the lining of both your upper and your lower gastrointestinal tract. An endoscopic ultrasound, otherwise referred to as an EUS, is generally performed while you are sedated or under the influence of sedation drugs in order to ensure complete comfort and ease. An endoscope is used, which is a specialized tube that is flexible, thin and has a built-in ultrasound probe attached to it that uses high-frequency sound waves. These waves produce the detailed images that our specialists need to interpret in order to see what is going on with your gastrointestinal health. Once your EUS results are in, we here at The Gastroenterology Group of Northern New Jersey can begin discussing your treatment options with you. Don’t put it off any longer. Give us a call today.