The West Virginia University Digestive Disease team provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas.

We treat a wide variety of gastrointestinal and liver problems, including:

  • Acid reflux disease
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Colorectal and other cancers of the gastrointestinal tract and liver
  • Gall stones
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Pancreatitis
  • Barrett’s esophagus

Treatment options offered include medication, endoscopic surgery, or a combination of treatments, depending on the patient and the disease.

Available diagnostic and therapeutic procedures:

  • diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • esophageal manometry and ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring
  • laser applications for treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies
  • liver biopsy
  • small bowel biopsy
  • management of esophageal strictures and achalasia
  • endoscopic removal of polyps from stomach and colon
  • sclerotherapy of esophageal varices
  • Banding of esophageal varices
  • endoscopic control of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy – PEG/-J

WVU Medicine Health Report: GERD


Patients are seen in consultation at the request of their physician. Physician inquiries are welcome.