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SOUTH DENVER GASTROENTEROLOGY, P.C.

General GI

For more than 50 years, South Denver GI has provided the highest levels of care for all GI conditions. These conditions can be uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating. Our board-certified gastroenterologists and advanced practice providers have extensive clinical training and expertise in treating conditions such as lactose intolerance, anemia, nutrition and abdominal pain. The full-spectrum care we provide includes diagnosis, treatment, procedure-related services (if appropriate) and follow-up – all designed to help you heal and improve your quality of life. 

As a South Denver GI patient, you’ll receive treatment in a collaborative environment where cutting-edge technology is used to provide high-quality patient care. 

Abdominal Pain

Whether a mild ache or serious cramps, abdominal pain has several causes. Severe pain or ongoing symptoms should be addressed by a doctor. Several diagnostic tools are used to diagnose and then treat abdominal pain.

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Anemia

Anemia, also referred to as low hemoglobin, can make you feel tired and weak. This condition can be caused by blood loss, lack of red blood cell production and high rates of red blood cell destruction.

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Bloating and Flatulence

Excessive intestinal gas can lead to bloating and flatulence. If you’re experiencing symptoms for 20 days or longer, you may have an underlying digestive disorder. The first step is to schedule an appointment with an SDG provider who will create a personalized treatment plan.

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Chest Pain

Non-cardiac chest pain is commonly associated with problems of the esophageal tract. Chest pain should always be taken seriously as it could be the sign of an emergency condition.

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Constipation

Constipation occurs when the colon has absorbed too much water from stool. Several tools may be used to diagnose the condition, with at-home care and prescription medications typically recommended for treatment.

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Diarrhea

Diarrhea consists of loose, watery stools. It typically resolves on its own, but if you experience recurrent diarrhea, a physical examination is needed to help your South Denver GI provider determine its cause.

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Dietary Intolerance

Dietary intolerance, otherwise referred to as food intolerance, occurs when you have difficulty digesting certain foods and or experience negative physical reactions to them. Food sensitivity may be linked to certain intolerances such as lactose or wheat intolerances.

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Iron Deficiency

When your body lacks iron, it can’t produce enough hemoglobin in red blood cells to carry oxygen. Common symptoms of iron deficiency are shortness of breath and tiredness.

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Lactose Intolerance

People with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk. This condition can lead to diarrhea, gas and bloating after eating or drinking dairy products.

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Nausea with Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting are symptoms of different conditions. In some cases, nausea with vomiting may be a sign of a more serious issue, which is why it’s important to seek care immediately if it’s accompanied by a high fever, severe headache or chest pain.

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Nutrition & Obesity Management

Being overweight or obese increases your risk for a variety of health and GI conditions. South Denver GI offers comprehensive nutrition and weight management counseling to help lessen or relieve GI symptoms.

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Unexplained Weight Loss

Unexplained weight loss is classified as weight loss of 10 pounds or more over a 6-12 month period. This can be caused by many things, including an underlying problem with your digestive system. Be sure to seek medical care right away if you experience unexplained weight loss.

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Procedures & Prep

Find detailed instructions for your upcoming procedure at South Denver GI, including prep instructions for a colonoscopy or fleets enema. These instructions are available for PDF download. Call 303-788-8888 with any questions about your procedure or prep instructions.

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Request Appointment

Click on the Schedule Appointment button to schedule an appointment with your South Denver GI provider online. If you do not wish to use our convenient online scheduling tool, please fill out the form below and our team will contact you shortly.