Our team of experts are here to get you the care you need in a timely manner. Contact us for more information about our gastroenterology and hepatology care or to arrange a consultation.
Conditions that affect your digestive system, liver or pancreas require expert care for successful management and treatment. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport’s gastroenterology (digestive disorders) and hepatology (liver, pancreatic and gallbladder disease) team provides complete care for these conditions.
We see patients from throughout northern Louisiana at our Gastroenterology Associates office in Shreveport. In addition to patient care, our team provides leadership in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology through our clinical research, as well as teaching the next generation of doctors in our specialty.
We use a team-based care model, bringing in gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, oncologists and other experts for a broad-based approach to diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders. Some of the many such disorders we treat include:
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport offers a wide range of gastroenterology services to help care for you. From cutting edge, innovative procedures to routine diagnostic services - our team of experts is here to work with you on an individualized treatment plan which may include one of the following:
Find a gastroenterologist or hepatologist to get help with these or other conditions.
For physicians needing to refer a patient to one of our gastroenterology experts, our Ochsner LSU Health Referral Line fax system is available at 318-698-8005.
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