Mease Dunedin Hospital offers a wide range of surgical services to treat conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, also called the digestive tract or the GI tract. The GI tract includes the stomach and the intestines. The digestive system is a broader term that includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, small and large intestines, pancreas, and anus. The purpose of this system of organs is to digest food and liquid so that the body can get the nutrients it needs while also getting rid of wastes.
Types of Gastrointestinal Disorders
At Mease Dunedin Hospital, our experienced gastrointestinal care team specializes in treating disorders of the digestive system, including esophageal diseases, intestinal disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. Below are some of the most common conditions that we treat at our state-of-the-art facility:
- Anal fissures
- Barrett’s esophagus
- Colon polyps
- Crohn’s disease
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Ulcerative colitis
Gastrointestinal Surgeries at Mease Dunedin
Mease Dunedin Hospital offers laparoscopic and open gastrointestinal surgeries such as appendectomy, colonoscopy, endoscopy, colostomy, anti-reflux surgery, Barrett’s esophagus surgery, colon resection, spleen removal, ulcer surgery and many other surgical treatments for disorders of the digestive system.
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To learn more about the gastroenterology services offered at Mease Dunedin Hospital, please call (727) 733-1111 or find a gastroenterologist near you.