Diagnosing Digestive Disorders
The goal of the UK Digestive Health Program is simple: to help patients find relief from the symptoms of digestive disorders so they can work, play and enjoy time with the people they love. That process begins with obtaining an accurate diagnosis.
Diagnosing digestive health conditions presents several challenges. Many of these disorders are complex. They may arise for unknown reasons and affect the digestive system in a variety of ways. In some cases, symptoms may be subtle, resemble those of other conditions, or come and go over periods of time.
Making an accurate diagnosis takes skill, experience and advanced capabilities, and you’ll find all three at UK HealthCare. Our Digestive Health Program features nationally recognized gastroenterologists who use some of the field’s most advanced diagnostic equipment and techniques. A precise diagnosis clears the way for a gastroenterologist, your primary care provider and, if necessary, other specialists to create a treatment plan to help you feel like you again.
Our team uses a variety of tests and procedures to identify digestive disorders, including: