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Digestive Diseases Center

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Digestive Diseases Center is a single–specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the Florida Panhandle. Our practice consists of five Board Certified Gastroenterologists. We have three office locations and a free-standing endoscopy center, Northwest Florida Gastroenterology Center, to serve our patients. Our Board Certified physicians specialize in treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease (IBS), Barrett’s Esophagus and disease of the liver and pancreas. Additionally, our physician’s perform colonoscopies and endoscopies for screening and diagnostic purposes in the area’s only surgery center specializing solely in gastrointestinal procedures.

If you are looking for advanced, comprehensive patient care, call Digestive Diseases Center for an appointment. Appointments for new patients are available within 24 hours.

New Medicare Bill Covers Anesthesia Services during Colonoscopy 3/26/2015 : Sometimes the scariest part of a colonoscopy isn’t the colonoscopy itself; it’s the bill.  
Colon Cancer Screening: Which Test is Best? 3/19/2015 : March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and hopefully you’re feeling inspired to schedule a colon cancer screening for yourself or a loved one.  
Colon Cancer Awareness Month 3/12/2015 : Colon cancer is expected to claim the lives of 49,700 American men and women in 2015. Despite the fact that this form of cancer is highly treatable when discovered early, colon cancer remains the third deadliest form of cancer in the United States.  
Think National Screening Day Doesn’t Apply to You? Here's Why It Might! 3/5/2015 : There are all sorts of reasons why people don’t get screened for colon cancer. Fear, time constraints, lack of insurance, and plain-old procrastination were the top reasons given in an email survey conducted by the Colon Cancer Alliance.  

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