Gastroenterology

Specialty - Gastroenterology

The branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the stomach and intestines. Select a topic at left to learn more

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    Colonoscopy is a test that allows your doctor to look at the inner lining of your large intestine (rectum and colon). He or she uses a thin, flexible tube called a colonoscope to look at the colon. A colonoscopy helps find ulcers, colon polyps, tumors, and areas of inflammation or bleeding.

    PAUL D. CHARRON, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    PAUL D. CHARRON, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Charron specializes in diseases of the colon and rectum.

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    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    8700 Stony Point Parkway
    Suite 270
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 249-2465
    Fax: (804) 249-2461

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

     

    JOSEPH J. COURY, M.D.

    JOSEPH J. COURY, M.D.

    Dr. Coury specializes in colon and rectal issues. His areas of focus include Laparoscopic and Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgery; Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer; Treatment of Fecal Incontinence; Treat­ment of Obstructive Defecation Syndrome; Screening Colonoscopies.

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    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    7425 Lee Davis Road
    Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    Phone: (804) 559-3400
    Fax: (804) 559-3362

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

     

    MARK C. DOOLEY, M.D.

    MARK C. DOOLEY, M.D.

    Dr. Dooley specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9864

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    HENRY M. ELLETT, M.D.

    HENRY M. ELLETT, M.D.

    Dr. Ellett specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Gastrointestinal Specialists, Inc.
    201 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 285-8206

    Gastrointestinal Specialists, Inc.

     

    SILVIA DEGLI ESPOSTI, MD

    SILVIA DEGLI ESPOSTI, MD

    Dr. Degli Esposti specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Stony Point 9000
    9000 Stony Point Parkway
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 828-4060

    VCU Medical Center Gateway Building
    1200 E. Marshall Street
    Richmond, VA 23219
    Phone: (804) 828-4060

    VCU Department of Gastroenterology

     

    ROBERT S. FLYNN, MD

    ROBERT S. FLYNN, MD

    Dr. Flynn specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9864

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    CARY L. GENTRY, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    CARY L. GENTRY, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Gentry specializes in diseases of the colon and rectal.

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    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    8700 Stony Point Parkway
    Suite 270
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 249-2465
    Fax: (804) 249-2461

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

     

    HOWARD O. HAVERTY, MD

    HOWARD O. HAVERTY, MD

    Dr. Haverty specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    
MOHIT JINDAL, MD

    MOHIT JINDAL, MD

    Dr. Jindal specializes in gastrointestinal medical conditions.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9864

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    RAY F. KEATE, MD

    RAY F. KEATE, MD

    Dr. Keate specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    PUNEET KUMAR, MD

    PUNEET KUMAR, MD

    Dr. Kumar specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    CHRISTOPHER D. LYONS, M.D.

    CHRISTOPHER D. LYONS, M.D.

    Dr. Lyons specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

     

    DAVID MCGROARTY, MD

    DAVID MCGROARTY, MD

    Dr. McGroarty specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    PETER MILLER, M.D.

    PETER MILLER, M.D.

    Dr. Miller's areas of special focus are Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery; Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer; Treatment of Fecal Incontinence, Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Anorectal Fistula Disease; Screening Colonoscopy.

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    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    8700 Stony Point Pkwy., Ste. 270
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 249-2465

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

     

    BIMALJIT S. SANDHU, MD

    BIMALJIT S. SANDHU, MD

    Dr. Sandhu specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    S. MUBASHIR A SHAH, MD

    S. MUBASHIR A SHAH, MD

    Dr. Shah specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    CRAWFORD C. SMITH, M.D.

    CRAWFORD C. SMITH, M.D.

    Dr. Smith specializes in diseases of the colon and rectal.

    Full bio

    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    8700 Stony Point Parkway
    Suite 270
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 249-2465
    Fax: (804) 249-2461

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

     

    WILLIAM R. TIMMERMAN, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    WILLIAM R. TIMMERMAN, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Timmerman specializes in colon and rectal surgery.

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    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    7425 Lee Davis Road
    Mechanicsville, VA 23111
    Phone: (804) 559-3400
    Fax: (804) 559-3362

    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    8700 Stony Point Parkway
    Suite 270
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 249-2465
    Fax: (804) 249-2461

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

     

    ANDREW J. VORENBERG, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    ANDREW J. VORENBERG, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Vorenberg specializes in diseases of the colon and rectum.

    Full bio

    Colon & Rectal Specialists
    8700 Stony Point Parkway
    Suite 270
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 249-2465
    Fax: (804) 249-2461

    Colon & Rectal Specialists

    Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is a specialized technique used to study the bile ducts, pancreatic duct and gallbladder. Ducts are drainage routes; the drainage channels from the liver are called bile or biliary ducts. The pancreatic duct is the drainage channel from the pancreas

    KRISTA M. EDELMAN, MD

    KRISTA M. EDELMAN, MD

    Dr. Edelman specializes in gastroenterology.

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    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    ROBERT S. FLYNN, MD

    ROBERT S. FLYNN, MD

    Dr. Flynn specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9864

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    
MOHIT JINDAL, MD

    MOHIT JINDAL, MD

    Dr. Jindal specializes in gastrointestinal medical conditions.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9864

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    RAY F. KEATE, MD

    RAY F. KEATE, MD

    Dr. Keate specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    PUNEET KUMAR, MD

    PUNEET KUMAR, MD

    Dr. Kumar specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
    Henrico, VA 23233
    Phone: (804) 330-4021

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    CHRISTOPHER D. LYONS, M.D.

    CHRISTOPHER D. LYONS, M.D.

    Dr. Lyons specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

     

    DAVID MCGROARTY, MD

    DAVID MCGROARTY, MD

    Dr. McGroarty specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    BIMALJIT S. SANDHU, MD

    BIMALJIT S. SANDHU, MD

    Dr. Sandhu specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    S. MUBASHIR A SHAH, MD

    S. MUBASHIR A SHAH, MD

    Dr. Shah specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    SCOTT D. WOOGEN, M.D.

    SCOTT D. WOOGEN, M.D.

    Dr. Woogen specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    169 Wadworth Drive
    North Chesterfield, Virginia 23236
    Phone: 804-560-9856
    Fax: 804-272-6895

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

    An upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look at the inside lining of your esophagus , your stomach, and the first part of your small intestine (duodenum ). A thin, flexible viewing tool called an endoscope (scope) is used.

    MARK C. DOOLEY, M.D.

    MARK C. DOOLEY, M.D.

    Dr. Dooley specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9864

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.

     

    CHRISTOPHER D. LYONS, M.D.

    CHRISTOPHER D. LYONS, M.D.

    Dr. Lyons specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    223 Wadsworth Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    Phone: (804) 560-9868
    Fax: (804) 330-4134

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

     

    SCOTT D. WOOGEN, M.D.

    SCOTT D. WOOGEN, M.D.

    Dr. Woogen specializes in gastroenterology.

    Full bio

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
    169 Wadworth Drive
    North Chesterfield, Virginia 23236
    Phone: 804-560-9856
    Fax: 804-272-6895

    Richmond Gastroenterology Associates, Inc.