We Specialize In

At Greater Boston Gastroenterology, P.C., we provide in-office and outpatient services with your comfort and safety in mind.

Our outpatient procedures are performed at our affiliated hospitals, at Charles River Endoscopy and Boston Endoscopy Center. Both endoscopy facilities are modern AAAHC certified endoscopy centers and are staffed by anesthesiologists for your comfort and safety.

For those patients with more complex problems, we provide advanced endoscopic techniques at our excellent community affiliate hospitals for the treatment of:

  • Barrett’s Esophagus (Barrx Halo Procedure)
  • The treatment and detection of uncommon causes of GI bleeding (single balloon enteroscopy and Spiral Endoscopy)
  • Instrumentation of the GI tract, bile and pancreas ducts for the staging and treatment of stones and tumors (ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound)

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We all have experienced abdominal pain from time to time. When the pain does not go away, you should see a physician to determine what’s causing your abdominal pain. Life-threatening conditions, such as colon cancer or early appendicitis, may only cause mild pain or no pain.

Learn more about our Abdominal Pain services.

acid-reflux-gerd-symptoms-GI-specialist-serviceAcid Reflux is the backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus- the tube that connects the throat and stomach. If you suffer from acid reflux, you may regularly taste regurgitated food or sour liquid at the back of your throat.

Learn more about our Acid Reflux (GERD) services.

barrett's-disease-Massachusetts-GI-specialist-serviceBarrett’s Esophagus is typically the result of repeated exposure to stomach acid. It’s most often diagnosed in people with GERD. Frequent heartburn and chest pain are symptoms, however, many people with Barrett’s Esophagus have no symptoms.

Learn more about our Barrett’s Esophagus services.

celiac-disease-treatment-serviceCeliac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body reacts negatively to the ingestion of gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Celiac disease affects people differently, and there are more than 200 signs and symptoms of celiac disease.

Learn more about our Celiac Disease services.

colitis--treatment-gastroenterologist-serviceColitis is the term for an inflamed colon and ulcerative colitis affects the inner most lining of the colon. Our board certified physicians will help you decide  the right treatment plan for your colitis.

Learn more about our Colitis services.

colon-cancer-GI-doctor-Framingham-serviceColon cancer (colorectal cancer) is the third most common type of non-skin cancer in both men and women. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States after lung cancer.

Learn more about our Colon Cancer Screening services.

colon-polyps-colonoscopy-serviceColon polyps are a fleshy growth on the inside of the colon, and are common with more than 200,000 cases each year in the United States. Most of the polyps are harmless, but they are important because they may become cancerous.

Learn more about our Colon Polyp services.

Crohns-Disease-serviceCrohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract, specifically the bowels. People with Crohns’ disease often experience periods of severe symptoms followed by periods of remission.

Learn more about our Crohn’s Disease services.

diverticulosis-diverticulitis-adult-gastroenterologists-serviceDiverticulosis occurs when a pouch, also known as diverticula, in the lining of the digestive system form. These pouches in the colon wall do not cause symptoms and are usually found when other test are being performed. Diverticulitis is when these pouches become inflamed or infected. Causes of diverticulitis include genetics, environmental factors and obesity.

Learn more about our Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis services.

gallbladder-pain-serviceThe gallbladder’s  job is to store fluid produced in the liver, called bile, and release it into the small intestine through bile ducts. In doing so, the gallbladder helps to break down fats and digest our food.

Learn more about our Gallbladder and Bile Duct Problem services.

Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is when bleeding occurs in any part of the gastrointestinal tract. GI bleeding itself is not a disease, but a symptom of any number of disorders.

Learn more about our GI Bleeding services.

acid-reflux-gerd-symptoms-GI-specialist-serviceSome people who suffer from heartburn say that they are suffering from indigestion. Though both have similar triggers, and treatment may be the same some of the time, indigestion isn’t the same as heartburn.

Learn more about our Heartburn/Indigestion services.

hemorrhoids-treatment-serviceThere are more than three million hemorrhoid cases per year in the United States. Luckily hemorrhoids are treatable by a medical professional.

Learn more about our Hemorrhoid services.

hepatitis-gastro-doctor-serviceHepatitis C is an infection that is caused by a virus which attacks the liver primarily, and can lead to inflammation. There are more than 200,000 cases a year in the United States.

Learn more about our Hepatitis C services.

hernia-symptoms-GI-specialist-serviceA hernia can occur when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue. Though some people have no symptoms at all, others may see a bulge and swelling or feel severe pain in the abdomen or pelvis.

Learn more about our Hernia services.

ibs-serviceIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an intestinal disorder that affects the large and small intestine. It can cause pain in the belly, gas, diarrhea, and constipation.

Learn more about our Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) services.

fatty-liver-disease-serviceLiver disease includes any condition that damages the liver and prevents it from functioning fully. It’s possible to cure some liver diseases and return to good health and recover.

Learn more about our Liver Disease services.

nutrition-healthy-eating-serviceIt’s important to fuel your body with the right nutrients to keep your digestive system working well. We have exceptional certified nutritionists on staff to help improve your health and overall well-being.

Learn more about our Nutritional Advice services.

pancreatic-cancer-servicePancreatitis is a disease in which the pancreas becomes inflamed. Damage occurs when the digestive enzymes are activated before they are released into the small intestine and begin attacking the pancreas.

Learn more about our Pancreatitis Disease services.

rectal-bleeding-colonoscopy-serviceRectal bleeding can be caused by a range of conditions and diseases such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, infections, and hard stool. Schedule an appointment with us if you have rectal bleeding that lasts more than two days or earlier if the bleeding worries you.

Learn more about our Rectal Bleeding services.

stomach-ulcer-serviceAn ulcer is a sore that forms on the lining of the esophagus, stomach, or small intestine when stomach acid damages one of these areas. With over 200,000 cases per year in the United States, approximately 1 in 10 Americans will suffer from the burning upper abdominal pain of a peptic or gastric ulcer at some time in their life.

Learn more about our Ulcer services.

weight-loss.serviceGreater Boston GI has helped dieters achieve their personal weight loss goals through comprehensive guidelines and tools, and personalized ongoing support through two programs: Ideal Protein® Weight Loss and Reshape®

Learn more about our Weight Loss Programs.

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