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At Novant Health Gastroenterology – Salisbury, we believe help for our each of our patients should be convenient and close to home. That’s why we offer advanced care for common to complex conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestine, colon, pancreas or liver. We also care for children and teens affected by nutritional concerns that make it difficult to remain active, gain weight or digest needed nutrients.

Our clinic brings together providers dedicated to addressing gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders in children, as well as new research and advanced technology. Conditions we regularly manage or treat include:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, or acid reflux)
  • Constipation
  • Infantile colic (common cause of discomfort in newborns)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel diseases)
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Allergic gastrointestinal disorder (a digestive problem caused by an allergic reaction)
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Celiac disease (sensitivity to gluten)
  • Jaundice (a buildup of bilirubin in the blood marked by a yellowing of the skin)
  • Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
  • Fatty liver disease (extra fat in the liver)
  • Enlarged liver
  • Failure to thrive (insufficient weight gain or too much weight loss)
  • Cows-milk protein intolerance (common food allergy in babies)
  • Pancreatic insufficiency (condition in which the pancreas does not produce enough enzymes to digest food)
  • Obesity
  • Malnutrition
  • Feeding disorders
  • Short bowel syndrome (disorder of the small intestine leading to diarrhea and weight loss)

Our providers use screening tools and procedures to investigate, and in some cases treat, a problem. These tests are available at convenient locations throughout our area. Tests and procedures ordered by our providers include:

  • Upper endoscopy/EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy; a test to examine the upper digestive tract)
  • Colonoscopy (a test to examine the lower digestive tract)
  • Capsule endoscopy (a procedure that uses a very small wireless camera to take images of the digestive tract)
  • pH probe (a test to determine pH level, or acidity, of the digestive tract)
  • Bravo pH monitoring (a test to measure reflux symptoms)
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement (feeding tube placed into the stomach)
  • Manual disimpaction (for constipation relief)