Gastrointestinal Surgery in Manhattan
Providing an Understanding of Gastrointestinal Disease
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract starts at the mouth and ends at the anus.
It includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon),
rectum, and anus, and is afflicted by multiple disease processes.
As board certified general and colon and rectal surgeons, we are experienced
and well-trained to deal with a myriad of conditions that affect the GI
tract. At Manhattan Surgical Associates, we treat a wide range of colorectal
and gastrointestinal diseases and conditions. We understand that surgery
is not the first answer or solution you turn to, but it may be the only
way to treat your condition.
Symptoms of gastrointestinal disease are wide-ranging and variable, and
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Thorough Diagnosis Process in New York
In some cases, diseases of the GI tract produce no symptoms and you may
not even be aware that you have problems. Other times, you may have visited
the doctor numerous times complaining of your symptoms.
In order to determine whether surgery is appropriate, we will need to gather
certain pieces of information, especially what type of treatments you
have already attempted, if any. The first step in getting an accurate
diagnosis is to complete a full history and physical examination. Other
aspects of the examination that may be employed include endoscopy, ultrasound,
and imaging, such as plain X-rays, CT scan, and MRI.
Completing an Effective Treatment Plan
After we have completed a thorough evaluation, the treatment plan will
be tailored by our Manhattan gastrointestinal surgeons. Although there
are many types of treatment available which may include medication, we
specialize in providing surgical procedures which will provide you with
Please reach out to us today at 646.798.4606 or
via email to speak with a knowledgeable member of our team or to make an appointment.