Novant Health Gastroenterology – Brunswick diagnoses, manages and treats common and complex digestive concerns. We make it easy for you to see a provider you can trust without traveling far from where you live or work. When you choose our clinic, you get access to the most advanced diagnostic tools available and a team of clinicians devoted to gastrointestinal concerns.

Conditions we manage and treat include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Barrett’s esophagus (a condition in which esophageal damage leads to heartburn, chest pain and other symptoms)
  • Cirrhosis (chronic liver damage)
  • Colitis (condition in which the colon becomes inflamed)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s disease (an inflammatory bowel disease that causes abdominal pain, diarrhea and other symptoms)
  • Diverticulitis (inflammation of the pouches on the wall of the large intestine)
  • Gallstones (hardened deposits of bile in the gallbladder)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn (acid reflux)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (information of the lining of the digestive tract)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS; also called spastic colon; a condition that causes stomach pain, gas, diarrhea and constipation)
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Ulcers

We offer gastrointestinal procedures including:

  • Anorectal manometry (noninvasive procedure to evaluate function of rectal and anal muscles)
  • Barrett’s ablation (to remove damaged esophageal cells)
  • Bravo pH probe (to evaluate acid reflux)
  • Capsule endoscopy (to view the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Colonoscopy (for screening or diagnostic purposes)
  • Complex lesion removal
  • EGD (upper endoscopy; to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR; to remove abnormal tissue from the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (in which non-invasive ultrasound technology is used to examine the esophagus, stomach and small intestine)
  • ERCP (a procedure involving X-rays and the use of an endoscope tube to examine and address problem in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and pancreas)
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Esophageal manometry (in which a tube is inserted into the esophagus to assess its function)
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy (in which a flexible lighted tube with a camera is used to view the rectum and lower colon)
  • Hemorrhoid banding
  • Infusion therapy (for Crohn’s disease and colitis)
  • Laboratory evaluations
  • Liver biopsies
  • Luminal Stenting

Some procedures that require a higher level of care are completed at the Novant Health Endoscopy Center in Wilmington. In many cases, a provider from our clinic will care for you there and then complete any needed follow-up care in our office.