The field of gastroenterology involves the health of your digestive system. This includes your stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and gall bladder. When this nearly 25-foot-long digestive system is working as it should, the organs break down food and transport nutrients throughout your body. When it is not functioning properly, a variety of symptoms present themselves. BayCare provides comprehensive and expert diagnoses, treatments and surgical procedures for all gastroenterological disorders and conditions.

There is a location near you for a basic evaluation or to provide you with highly specialized tests for the most complex illness or surgery, when necessary. BayCare has the physicians, medical staff and facilities to help alleviate the problems of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), ulcers, abdominal pain, hemorrhoids, colorectal cancer, gluten intolerance, Crohn's and other digestive tract disorders.

Whether you are proactively scheduling your first colonoscopy or have symptoms associated with disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, BayCare is here to provide you with detailed information and access to the finest medical services in Tampa Bay.

Digestive Tract Disorders

Digestive tract disorders can occur for a number of reasons. From heartburn to ulcers, BayCare gastroenterologists can help diagnose and treat a variety of disorders. Learn more about these disorders and how BayCare can help. 
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Heartburn Relief Centers

Nearly 40 percent of Americans experience heartburn at least once a month. BayCare's Heartburn Relief Centers offer a variety of diagnostic, treatment and management services for patients with GERD and other digestive disorders. 

Colon Cancer

BayCare offers a variety of colon cancer services, including physicians, screenings, surgery centers, online education, videos and support groups. Learn more about colon cancer and what BayCare has to offer. 

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