The Endoscopy Center at Sacred Heart Hospital offer the latest in outpatient procedures to diagnose and treat disorders of the esophagus, stomach and intestinal tract. The Center treats patients with acid reflux disease, heartburn, colon polyps or those who have difficulty breathing.
We also provide procedures to evaluate patients for colon polyps or tumors.
Procedures performed at the Center include:
- Upper endoscopy
- ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) a procedure which enables the physician to diagnose problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas
- Liver biopsy
- Motility studies
- pH probes using the less invasive Bravo device to evaluate patients for chronic heartburn or acid reflux disease
- Stretta procedure to treat acid reflux disease
The staff at Sacred Heart includes the area's leading gastroenterologist, pulmonologists, and a pediatric gastroenterologist. Our staff physicians also are affiliated with The Endoscopy Center on Davis Highway in Pensacola, which performs colonoscopies and upper endoscopies.