Digestive Health Center
Welcome to the Digestive Health Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, where multi-disciplinary, comprehensive care meets cutting-edge technology. The first of its kind in West Houston, the Center provides highly specialized, coordinated digestive health services in one convenient location.
Gastrointestinal disorders can be quite debilitating and are among the most complex of conditions. Now, patients have access to world-class care for a wide range of digestive health issues with help every step of the way, from screening and treatment options to ongoing disease management with nutrition counseling, education seminars and support groups.
A patient-focused facility, the 12,000-square foot facility streamlines care by connecting patients to expert physicians and the latest services available in one, easy-to-access facility. With a separate entrance and ample free parking close by, the Center offers patients a more pleasant, stress-free experience.
From swallowing problems to bathroom issues and everything in between, don't let digestive problems go untreated. To schedule an appointment at the Digestive Health Center call (713) 242-4300.
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The Digestive Health Nurse Navigator works closely with the physicians affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Digestive Health Center at Memorial City Medical Center to coordinate your care plans. The Nurse Navigator can make appointments, answer questions, provide referrals as needed, and connect you to the specialists that you need based on your diagnosis or condition.
Your Digestive Health Nurse Navigator will help with pre-procedure instructions and explain what you need to do to prepare for your procedure. Your Nurse Navigator will help guide you through your care by gathering important pieces of information about your background and condition ensuring that your visit with the Center is as efficient as possible.
Scope of Expertise
The Digestive Health Center at Memorial City has the most advanced medical screenings, equipment and technology to diagnose and treat a wide range of digestive health issues. The Center specializes in treating:
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis and Other Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
- Chronic Constipation
- Gastrointestinal, Esophageal and Colon Cancer Screening and Treatment
- Swallowing and Motility Problems
- Heartburn and Reflux Disease
- Chronic Cough
- Weight Management
Testing and Treatment Services
As a modern, cutting edge facility, the Center utilizes the most advanced medical screenings administered by physicians who are up-to-date on the very latest state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Whether you're here for regular screenings, emergency situations or interventional therapies, the Center specializes in:
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Gastrostomy/PEG/PEJ Placement
- Esophageal motility studies
- Esophageal banding or dilation
- Botox injections for fissures
- Colon decompression
- Control of bleeding
- Rectal ultrasound with biopsy capabilities
- Stent insertion to open up narrowed passages in the digestive tract
- Treatment of intestinal strictures (narrowing)
- Treatment of obstructions or food impaction
- High Definition Esophageal
Nutrition Counseling and Educational Seminars
Beyond patient testing and treatment, the Center offers a range of other programs to meet the growing needs of the community. Services and events will include nutrition counseling, educational classes and seminars, specialized weight-loss services and support groups. Call (713) 242-4300 for more information.
|The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), has recognized the Digestive Health Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honors endoscopy units that have demonstrated a commitment to patient safety and quality in endoscopy as evidenced by meeting the program’s rigorous criteria.|
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Digestive Health Center
920 Frostwood Drive
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: (713) 242-4300
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