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Gastroenterology Services at Banner McKee Medical Center

At Banner McKee Medical Center, we’re ready to provide expert diagnosis and compassionate care of digestive illnesses and diseases. We offer a variety of outpatient services, including:

  • Anorectal manometry — evaluates rectal function for anal pain, spasms and incontinence
  • BRAVO reflux study — studies origin and symptoms
  • Colonoscopy — examines the lining of the colon through a lighted, flexible tube
  • Esophageal dilation — dilates or stretches narrowed areas of the esophagus
  • Esophageal motility with impedance study — evaluates swallowing
  • Esophageal reflux with impedance study — studies reflux and causes to heartburn, chest pain, hoarseness, asthma and other lung-related diseases
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) — studies the biliary ducts of the gallbladder, pancreas and liver
  • Upper endoscopy (EGD) – examination of the upper part of the esophagus, stomach and small intestine with a tiny video camera

Acid Reflux and Digestive Disease Program

Acid Reflux and Digestive Disease Center of Banner Health in Northern Colorado brings together a team of digestive disease specialists who diagnose and treat disorders of the throat, esophagus and stomach through medical and surgical interventions. 

The Acid Reflux and Digestive Disease Center of Banner Health is uniquely equipped to help you with symptoms such as difficulty swallowing, acid reflux, GERD, as well as other digestive diseases of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, small and large intestine and anorectum.

The Center offers a variety of tests to aid in diagnosing and treating conditions related to your digestive tract and includes a multidisciplinary approach involving specialists in esophageal and general surgery, registered nurses, clinical nutritionists, gastroenterologists, and interventional endoscopists.

Available testing includes:

  • High-resolution esophageal manometry (HRM)
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Esophageal pH testing for heartburn
  • Bravo pH monitoring

Our endoscopic procedures include:

  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic sub-mucosal dissection (ESD)
  • Non-surgical anti-reflux procedures (TIF)
  • Peroral endoscopic myomectomy (POEM)
  • Radiofrequency ablation

Surgical Procedures:

  • Laparoscopic and robotic, anti-reflux procedures
  • Surgery for complex disorders such as cancers, gastrointestinal disorders, and difficulty swallowing

Complex cases are reviewed regularly by our multidisciplinary team to determine the best way to manage each patient’s specific disease.

To schedule an appointment with one of our gastro-esophageal physicians, please call (970) 820-GERD.