Our services

Novant Health Gastroenterology – Wilmington is your one stop for remarkable digestive care. Our providers have devoted their careers to diagnosing, treating and managing conditions of the digestive system, both common and complex. We use the most advanced tools to both explore and treat your concerns.

We manage and treat conditions including:

  • 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

Should you need an endoscopy or another procedure that requires a higher level of care, you might be served at the Novant Health Wilmington Endoscopy Center. You will complete any needed follow-up care in our office.  Please call 910-662-8400 for more information.