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Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the field of medicine relating to the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract. Gastroenterologists focus on the treatment of diseases of the digestive system, this includes a range of organs starting at the mouth and ending at the rectum.

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Digestive health specialists in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Whether you have heartburn or a gallstone, we're to help.

At Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, our board-certified gastroenterologists offer treatment for conditions affecting the digestive system and gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Our team works to restore your digestive health and return you to your routine.

Digestive health conditions we treat

Our gastroenterologists offer complete GI services, including gastroenterology examinations and treatments for conditions such as:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acid reflux
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gallstones
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcers

GI imaging services we offer

Our gastroenterology specialists have access to advanced imaging services, allowing them to make accurate, timely diagnoses.

Gastroenterology services

Some of the imaging tests we perform include:

  • Barium enema (lower GI exam) — an X-ray examination of the large intestine
  • Upper GI series — an X-ray of the GI system, which includes the upper digestive tract, lower esophagus, stomach and upper small bowel

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