Digestive Diseases

Gastroenterologists in North Central Arkansas

Patients with digestive disorders are treated at Baxter Regional Medical Center by board-certified gastroenterologists working in conjunction with a highly skilled team of surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists, as well as nurses and technicians who specialize in digestive diseases.

Digestive Diseases Team Physicians

General & Specialized Digestive Care Services

BRMC’s digestive disease care team is known throughout the region for using the latest techniques and technology to treat a comprehensive range of gastrointestinal (GI) subspecialties, including treatment for diseases of the upper GI tract, including the esophagus, stomach and small intestines (duodenum); the lower GI tract (including the large intestine, colon and rectum) and the hepatobiliary system, which contains the liver, gall bladder, biliary tract and pancreas.

Specific conditions BRMC has treated include:

  • Swallowing disorders
  • Gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Acute and chronic hepatitis
  • Chronic liver failure
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Biliary tract disorders
  • Tumors of the liver
  • Unexplained abdominal pain
  • Gallstones
  • Pancreatitis

Specialized digestive care services include:

  • Hepatology services – Diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases, evaluation of treatment options for hepatitis C, evaluation of suitability for liver transplants
  • Gastrointestinal cancer services – Diagnosis and treatment of esophageal, gastric, intestinal, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancers
  • Swallowing services – Diagnosis and assistance for patients with swallowing difficulties
  • Chronic heartburn – Diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Nutrition services – Diagnosis and treatment of diseases that lead to digestive complications

The BRMC specialists provide both outpatient and inpatient endoscopy procedures using specialized, leading-edge equipment, including endoscopic ultrasound, esophageal manometry, and interventional endoscopy.