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Gastrointestinal Care

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Your Guide for Digestive Health

The hospitals of Community Healthcare System provide a wide range of gastroenterology services to help diagnose, treat and prevent digestive diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's esophagus, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer and other digestive health issues. Using the latest endoscopic and diagnostic equipment and lab tests, our digestive healthcare physicians can thoroughly evaluate conditions of the upper and lower GI tracts and deliver effective gastrointestinal treatments to achieve optimal digestive health.

We invite you to learn more about our gastrointestinal and digestive treatment services in the following Community Healthcare System hospitals:

  • Community Hospital in Munster
  • St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart
  • St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago

Innovative Digestive Disease Treatment

Our innovative approaches to gastroenterology treatment include a less-invasive treatment for GERD, called LINX. Our board-certified physicians were the first in Northwest Indiana to perform this procedure, which offers another option to the standard Nissen fundoplication surgery. Our team also performs ablation of Barrett’s esophagitis with radiofrequency energy to treat early dysplasia of the esophagus.

For the full spectrum of digestive issues, we use the most advanced diagnostics, including medical imaging and laboratory services, in modern, comfortable surroundings to develop the most effective symptom-management and treatment plan for each patient’s specific needs.