• Gastrointestinal Care

    Gastrointestinal Problems Can Cause Great Stress to Your Wellbeing. Our Doctors Are Skilled at Diagnosing & Treating Digestive Disorders.

     

    Windermere Medical Group offers treatment for multiple digestive disorders, improving your gastrointestinal health. Our expert team conducts a thorough assessment and relevant tests to diagnose the problem and start the appropriate treatment immediately.

  • What are Gastrointestinal Diseases?

    These diseases impact the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, leading from the mouth to the anus. The two major types of gastrointestinal diseases are:

     

    Functional
    Functional diseases are where your GI tract appears normal once assessed but isn’t moving properly. The common functional problems that affect your GI tract include:

    • Diarrhea
    • GERD
    • Bloating
    • Gas
    • Food Poisoning
    • Nausea
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Constipation

    Structural
    Structural diseases are where your GI track appears abnormal once assessed and isn’t working properly. In some cases, the structural abnormality requires surgical removal. The common structural problems that affect your GI tract include:

    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Colon cancer
    • Colon polyps
    • Diverticular disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Stenosis
    • Strictures 
    Our Physician Conducts Initial Assessments & Screenings to Determine Potential Gastrointestinal Disorders & Provide A Customized Treatment Plan .

    Gastrointestinal Assessment: What To Expect 

    Our experts conduct an assessment to identify the main problem. Once a potential or actual gastrointestinal abnormality is found during an assessment, our team conducts a more focused and detailed gastrointestinal assessment for further information. This may include:

     

    Focused Health History
    Subjective information regarding the health and family history will be taken again from the patient or even the caregivers and family of the patient if needed.
    Gastrointestinal Symptom Enquiry
    Our specialists will then conduct an inquiry related to the symptoms, including:

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Melaena, Constipation, Diarrhea
    • Vomiting and Nausea
    • Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Appetite
    • Swallowing Ability, Indigestion, Diet
    Physical Assessment

    Another physical assessment will be conducted, which may include:

    • Gastrointestinal-focused examination of abdomen and face
    • Bowel assessment
    • Fluid assessment
    • Nutritional assessment
    • Inability to cough or lie flat because of abdominal pain
    • Obvious signs of distress or discomfort

    The physicians at Windermere Medical Group are equipped with the right knowledge to assist and guide you, whether it is immediate primary care or preventive care for gastrointestinal disorders. We also offer primary care, internal medicine, and family medicine to improve your overall wellness and ensure you lead a healthy life.
    Our gastrointestinal doctors are highly skilled and qualified in diagnosing and creating a treatment plan successfully based on individual cases.

     

    Gastrointestinal Care Is Quick And Prompt To Provide You With Relief As Soon As Possible Using The Right Assessments And Treatment Plans.