Gastrointestinal treatment in Denver

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center has the best gastroenterologists to treat GI conditions using the latest technology. We understand you do not feel your best when you have stomach pain, so we strive to give you the best treatment based on your condition and issues.

Conditions we treat

We treat a range of digestive conditions that affect the appendix, colon (large intestine), esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, rectum, small intestine and the stomach.

  • Appendicitis
  • Celiac disease
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Colon polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis and diverticulitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or acid reflux
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying)
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis and hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Porphyria
  • Ulcerative colitis

Gastrointestinal cancers

As a patient at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, we want to make sure you are getting the best possible treatment for your specific symptoms. A nurse navigator will walk with you through your cancer journey, as well as a GI specialist and multidisciplinary review team to create an individualized care plan. Treatment for gastrointestinal cancers may include innovative technology such as the new endoscopic treatment machine or robotic surgery.

Gastrointestinal cancers our gastroenterologists and oncologists treat:

  • Anal cancer
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Small intestine cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Liver cancer

Gastrointestinal tests and treatments

To give you the best treatment for your condition, we use state-of-the-art technologies and techniques that are personalized to your health needs. Due to the nature of your illness, your tests and treatment may differ greatly:

Our tests and treatments include:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Dilatation (esophageal, pyloric/gastric, biliary)
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography
  • ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser therapies
  • Polypectomy (both upper and lower)
  • Small bowel enteroscopy
  • Variceal sclerosis and banding
  • Virtual colonoscopy

GI Malignancy clinic trials

Our GI Malignancy Program physicians participate in multiple clinical trials for all stages of treatment, from chemoprevention, cure, control and palliation. Many of these trials are investigator-initiated trials, cooperative group trials and national trials offered locally only through the GI Malignancy Program.