Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases Affecting the Alimentary Tract, Pancreas and Liver
Adult Gastroenterology Services
Gastroenterology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the alimentary tract, pancreas and liver. The division has a wide range of attendings with special interests in swallowing disorders, severe liver disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, atypical chest pain and Hepatitis C.
Special expertise in endoscopic procedures include all aspects of therapeutic endoscopy including cholangioscopy, argon plasma coagulation for control of gastrointestinal bleeding and stenting for benign and malignant biliary and alimentary tract disease. Longitudinal outpatient care is provided for inflammatory bowel disease, chronic hepatitis, irritable bowel syndrome and swallowing disorders. Major research interests include intestinal transport mechanisms and bile acid modulation of bile duct secretion and growth.
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- Capsule Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
- Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
- Esophageal Dilation
- Esophageal Stricture
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Gallbladder Disease
- Hemorrhoid Banding
- Liver Disease
- Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Rectal Bleeding
- Upper Endoscopy
Internal Medicine - Johnson City
325 N. State of Franklin Road,
Johnson City, TN 37604
Why ETSU Health?
Comprehensive Care and Support
The unique training that Gastroenterologists complete provides them with the ability to provide high quality, comprehensive care for patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal ailments. Gastroenterologists perform the bulk of research involving gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures as well as the interpretation of results, and are considered experts in the field.
Studies have shown that Gastroenterologists perform higher quality colonoscopy examinations and comprehensive consultative services when compared to other physicians. This translates into more accurate detection of polyps and cancer by colonoscopy when performed by Gastroenterologists, fewer complications from procedures and fewer days in the hospital for many gastrointestinal conditions managed by trained gastroenterology specialists.
It is this ability to provide more complete, accurate, and thorough care for patients with gastrointestinal conditions, which distinguishes Gastroenterologists from other physicians that provide some similar services.
Our Gastroenterology Specialist
The results of Dr. Young’s research have been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Southern Medical Journal, Dysphagia, and Tennessee Medicine.
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