Gastroenterology

Physicians from University of Maryland School of Medicine, UM Faculty Physicians, Inc., and University of Maryland Children's Hospital are known for their expertise in the diagnosis, management and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) and liver disease, in patients of all ages. Our gastroenterologists provide comprehensive evaluation for the full-range of GI conditions:

  • Colonoscopy for colon cancer screening

  • Barrett's esophagus

  • Examination of the small intestine (videocapsule endoscopy and enteroscopy)

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Celiac disease

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

  • Peptic ulcer disease

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Pancreatitis

  • Pancreatic cancer

  • Chronic hepatitis

  • Cirrhosis

  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders

  • Obstructive jaundice

  • Esophageal varices and refractory ascites

  • Esophageal carcinoma

  • Acute liver failure

  • GI cancer

  • Liver masses

  • Liver transplantation

Specialized Treatments

One of the many benefits of being partnered with an academic medical center is that our physicians have access to the latest research and technologies available, ensuring patients receive the best, most-appropriate treatment for their conditions. We offer a wide variety of specialized treatment options for inpatient and outpatient, including:

  • Cryotherapy treatment (CryoSpray ablation) for cancerous and precancerous conditions of the esophagus
  • Management of Barrett's esophagus
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: stone removal, stenting, cyst drainage
  • Laser therapy of malignancy
  • Pneumatic dilation and botulinum toxin injection for achalasia
  • Expandable stents for carcinoma
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Immunosuppressive therapy of IBD
  • Novel antiviral therapies for chronic hepatitis B and C
  • Treatment of Helicobacter pylori
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Management of occult gastrointestinal bleeding

Appointments & Information

For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, call 410-328-6749.

Locations

We offer five convenient locations around Maryland for GI care:

Adults

Baltimore City - University of Maryland Professional Building

Howard County - Waterloo Crossing in Columbia

Children

Anne Arundel County - University of Maryland Pediatrics at Hanover

Baltimore County - University of Maryland Pediatrics at Lutherville

Harford County - University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. at Upper Chesapeake

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