If you’re experiencing new digestive symptoms or a chronic digestive condition, your primary care provider may recommend that you see a WVU Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialist. Our experts provide diagnosis and treatment for patients with a variety of digestive diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, liver, and pancreas.

WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is nationally recognized by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) as an approved NPF Center, a designation symbolizing excellent patient care.

Conditions We Treat

We provide the most advanced care, diagnosis, and treatment for many digestive conditions, including:

  • Acid reflux disease
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Bile duct problems
  • Cancers of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Cirrhosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Motility problems of GI tract
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Ulcerative colitis

Treatments and Services

We are dedicated to providing you with state-of-the-art care for chronic and acute digestive conditions. Our expert providers from several medical specialties use the most advanced diagnostic methods to examine the medical issue you’re facing. With our cutting-edge treatment methods, a digestive diseases specialist may recommend medication, endoscopic surgery, or a combination of treatments, depending on the patient and the disease.

Treatment options may include:

  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy
  • Banding for enlarged, bleeding veins in the esophagus
  • Endoscopic weight-loss procedures
  • Laser therapy for bleeding lesions
  • Laser treatment of GI tumors
  • Motility studies
  • PEG tube placement
  • Removal of polyps from stomach and colon
  • Removal of stones from bile and pancreatic ducts
  • Stenting of GI tract for tumors

Appointments and Directions

855-WVU-CARE 855-988-2273
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

Clinic Number

304-598-4855

Clinic Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 5 pm

Swapna Gayam, MD

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Associate Professor
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Matthew 'Skip' Krafft, MD

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Assistant Professor, Advanced Endoscopy, Gastroenterology
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Justin Kupec, MD

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Assistant Professor
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Asad Pervez, MD

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Gastroenterologist
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Shailendra Singh, MD

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Associate Professor & Director, Bariatric Endoscopy
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Caitlin Sullivan, DO

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Assistant Professor
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Shyam Thakkar, MD

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Professor & Director, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
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Christine Humphries, APRN, FNP-BC

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Sarah Stockdale, CFNP, NP-C

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