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Gastroenterology Care

Gastroenterology Care

Gastroenterology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive health problems. With the right clinical approach, you can overcome chronic heartburn, ulcers, uncomfortable bowel problems, swallowing disorders and other digestive problems.

Tanner Health System delivers exceptional gastroenterology care to west Georgia and east Alabama, with specialists who screen for and treat a wide range of digestive disorders. We also treat conditions of the liver, pancreas and gallbladder.

Gastroenterology services

Tanner provides diagnostic screenings, assessment and treatment for gastroenterology conditions and disorders, including esophageal and upper digestive conditions, swallowing disorders, heartburn, ulcers and cancer of the esophagus or stomach.

We also care for patients with colorectal conditions, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, colon cancer, gallbladder conditions and more.

Our doctors provide diagnostic screenings and procedures, such as:

  • Colon cancer screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy 
  • Esophageal cancer screening
  • Esophageal imaging studies
  • Upper endoscopy

We also offer a full range of treatment options, including surgery, to help patients find effective relief for their symptoms.

The Tanner Heartburn Treatment Center

Heartburn is the most common reason people seek gastroenterology care. If you experience symptoms daily, you may suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

The Tanner Heartburn Treatment Center’s dedicated nurse navigator, doctors and nurses use the latest testing and treatment options to  control your condition, so you can enjoy mealtime and improve your quality of life.

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LINX Reflux Management System

If you are struggling to find relief through medication, Carrollton Surgical Group, part of Tanner Medical Group, offers the minimally invasive LINX Reflux Management System — an outpatient solution that alleviates the burning of GERD for most patients.

Studies have shown the LINX system to resolve reflux symptoms in the overwhelming majority of patients with a low risk of side effects, resulting in high satisfaction among patients.

After undergoing the procedure, approximately:

  • 85% of patients were free of daily medication five years after placement.
  • 99% of patients reported no bothersome heartburn affecting their sleep.
  • 97% of patients required no change to their diet due to heartburn.

Do you have GERD? Call 678-931-8156 to schedule a consultation with one of our gastroenterology specialists.

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