Digestive Disease & Gastrointestinal Care Program

Digestive System | Saint Joseph's Gastrointestinal Care Program, Atlanta, GeorgiaThe gastrointestinal diagnostic unit at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, equipped with the most advanced technology and diagnostic capabilities available, provides a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient services.

Peptic ulcers, gallstones, colon polyps, organ inflammation, diverticular disease, peritonistis, hemorrhoids, cirrhosis, lesions, hernias, fissures, incontinence, constipation and cancer of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas and colon are all diagnosed and routinely treated at Saint Joseph's Hospital - and often with excellent results. Your medical team will also advise you on proper diet, lifestyle changes, stress management and ways to alleviate and, hopefully, prevent future occurrences.

One highly unique feature of Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital's Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Unit is the Evelyn Trammell Voice and Swallowing Center, which provides analysis and rehabilitation for voice and swallowing problems.

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital's Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Unit is located in the south wing on the hospital's third floor. The unit is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. An on-call registered nurse and technician are available after hours and during holidays for endoscopic procedures. A physician referral is required.

Physicians and surgeons at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta are experts in the care of diseases of the colon, rectum, upper gastrointestinal tract and liver. Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital's digestive disease physicians and colorectal surgeons, fellowship trained and among the best in their fields, are expert in the medical and surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases including Crohn’s disease and colitis, cancer of the colon and rectum, gallbladder disease, diverticulitis, hepatitis, esophageal reflux disease, esophageal cancer, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

The Digestive Disease Center offers innovative procedures including advanced endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery offer patients a faster recovery and shorter hospital stays.

Digestive Diseases We Treat:

  • Anorectal Disease (Fistula, Hemorrhoids, Abscesses, Cancer)
  • Colorectal Cancer and Polyps
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Endoscopy and Pancreatic-Biliary Disorders (Cancer, Pancreatitis)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis)
  • Liver Disease
  • Swallowing & Esophageal Disorders (Barrett’s Esophagus)