Health Services

Gastroenterology Services

New Patient Information:

  • Gastroenterology is a consult service. Please talk to your Primary Care Manager to obtain a referral.
    • Exception: Patients who meet specific criteria for Colon Cancer Screening.
    • Please wait 24 hours (1 business day) for your referral to be reviewed by the Gastroenterology service before scheduling your appointment.
  • Gastroenterology is open to all ADULT eligible beneficiaries (active duty service members and their family members, retirees and DOD civilians).
    • The clinic provides care to adults starting at age 18; pediatric patients are not seen in consultation.
  • If you have received care outside of the Military Healthcare System, please bring any doctor's notes, lab results, pathology reports and radiographic studies (X-rays, CT, and Ultrasound) to your appointment.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time.

Procedures and Activities Performed:

  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dilation
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Enteral feeding support
  • Enteroscopy
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal pH monitoring (Catheter-based or Wireless)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD or Upper Endoscopy)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Hepatitis C case management
  • Paracentesis
  • Remicade infusion support

Commonly Evaluated Conditions:

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Polyps
  • Diverticulosis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Rectal Bleeding

Contact Us

Department:

Gastroenterology/ 13B

Location:

Ward 13B

DSN Phone:

590-5762

CIV Phone:

06371-9464-5762

Hours:

Mondays - Fridays
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Weekends and Federal/Training Holidays

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.