UH Digestive Health Institute

Provides Innovative, Personalized Care for Patients with Digestive and Liver Diseases

Colon Cancer

Gastroenterologist, Gregory Cooper, MD briefly explains who should have a colon cancer screening and why it is important.

UH Digestive Health Institute is a national leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and liver diseases. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks our program as one of the best in the country for treating digestive and liver disorders. Our endoscopy suite is the first hospital unit in Ohio to be recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

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Our Centers of Excellence

Advanced Technology & Innovation Center>

UH Digestive Health Institute’s Advanced Technology & Innovation Center is committed to providing patients with the most innovative options for treating gastrointestinal diseases. The center benefits from the expertise of leading specialists and uses the latest techniques to help diagnose and treat a variety of conditions. Our researchers are leading the way in developing the latest endoscopic and surgical procedures for treating gastrointestinal disorders.

Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic & Nutrition Center>

University Hospitals Bariatric Surgery & Nutrition Center, part of UH Digestive Health Institute, helps patients struggling with obesity achieve long-term weight-loss success and drastically reduce the occurrence of obesity-related health problems. Our nationally recognized bariatric surgery program collaborates with experts in many disciplines to create personalized treatment plans for each patient. The center uses cutting-edge medical techniques to successfully perform procedures and offers postoperative support to help patients adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Community Gastroenterology & Quality Center>

UH Digestive Health Institute’s Community Gastroenterology & Quality Center offers gastroenterology consults and emergency services to patients 24 hours a day. Our team of gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists and oncologists provides complete, comprehensive care and offers services at several convenient locations throughout the region. Our center also provides the community with other services such as educational programs and free screening events.

GI Cancer Center>

University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Center specializes in diagnosing and treating all types of gastrointestinal cancer, using some of the most advanced treatment options and surgical procedures available to help patients in their fight against cancer. Our team works closely with physicians at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center who specialize in gastrointestinal surgery, pathology, radiology and oncology. Our researchers are also involved in many promising clinical trials that can benefit patients.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center>

UH Digestive Health Institute’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center uses advanced diagnostics and cutting-edge therapies to treat an array of disorders, including IBD, Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. Our specialists collaborate with many experts to develop long-term disease management plans and also give patients access to promising new therapies through participation in clinical trials.

Liver Center>

UH Digestive Health Institute’s Liver Center gives patients access to expert diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of a variety of conditions affecting the liver. Our skilled specialists apply some of the most cutting edge therapies and surgical procedures to treat diseases of the liver, including liver cancer, cirrhosis, hepatitis and gall bladder cancer. Patients can also benefit from promising new treatments through participation in clinical trials.

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