Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
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. Digestive disorders can be quite debilitating and disruptive to daily living. Now, patients have access to world-class care for a wide range of digestive health issues as well as nutrition counseling, educational seminars and support groups - all in one facility, close to home.
A patient-focused facility, the Memorial City Digestive Health Center, brings together highly experienced digestive health specialists, who work together to improve the lives of our patients. The state-of-the-art, 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 parking close by, the Center offers patients a more pleasant, stress-free experience.
Gastrointestinal disorders are among the most complex of conditions and can be especially difficult to diagnose. Offering a variety of services, the Center helps patients every step of the way, from screening and treatment options with the right specialist to ongoing disease management and support.
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 Digestive Health Center at Memorial City is as
efficient as possible.
Treatment for Digestive Health Issues
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
Cutting-edge Technology and State-of-the-art Equipment
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:
- 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 Memorial City Digestive Health 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.
Memorial Hermann Memorial City, has been serving Houston and its surrounding communities since1971. Our Digestive Health Center may be new, but we have long been recognized for award-winning gastrointestinal services. Overall, Memorial Hermann is consistently among the top five percent of hospitals across the nation for hospital-wide clinical excellence.