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Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the field of medicine relating to the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract. Gastroenterologists focus on the treatment of diseases of the digestive system, this includes a range of organs starting at the mouth and ending at the rectum.

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Gastroenterology in Kissimmee

Your gastrointestinal (GI) health is top of mind for our team of specialists, who blend compassionate care with advanced procedures.

At HCA Florida Poinciana Hospital, our gastroenterologists diagnose and treat digestive health conditions. From routine screenings to advanced GI surgery, our specialists provide comprehensive care to restore your health.

Digestive health conditions we treat

Our specialists diagnose and treat a range of digestive conditions, including:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bowel issues and obstructions
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fissures
  • Fistulas
  • Gastritis
  • GI bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Reflux
  • Ulcerative colitis

Our GI treatments and services

Our GI specialists tailor their care to your unique needs.

Preventive diagnostic and surgical treatments

We offer traditional surgical methods and minimally invasive procedures, which are used whenever possible. Our comprehensive GI services include:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Gallbladder removal surgery
  • Minimally invasive band ligation and hemorrhoid banding
  • Minimally invasive colorectal cancer surgery
  • Minimally invasive diverticulitis surgery
  • Minimally invasive fissure surgery
  • Minimally invasive fistula surgery
  • Minimally invasive hemorrhoid surgery
  • Minimally invasive inflammatory bowel disease surgery
  • Rectum and anus surgery
  • Sigmoidoscopy

GI surgery

Our GI specialists will exhaust nonsurgical options to relieve symptoms before suggesting surgery. However, if surgery is necessary to treat your digestive health condition, you have access to specialized surgical services at our hospital. We provide endoscopy suites and operating rooms fitted with advanced surgical technology. Our surgeons may use minimally invasive surgical techniques, depending on the patient's condition.

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