GI AND MOTILITY UF GastRoenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Our GI Motility Program offers the latest technologies to treat and research disturbances in the digestive system as it relates to the movements and transits within it. We provide referring physicians with complete tests of motility and gastro-intestinal functioning, with summaries available in 24 hours.
The GI Motility Program at University of Florida provides referring physicians with complete tests of motility and gastro-intestinal functioning. The test summaries are available within 24 hours. Our comprehensive reports provide an analysis of motility tracings and expert comments.
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GI and Motility Procedures
A colonoscopy is an exam that views the inside of the colon (large intestine) and rectum, using a tool called a colonoscope.
ERCP is short for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. It is a procedure that looks at the bile ducts. It is done through an endoscope.
Endoscopic ultrasound uses an endoscope with an ultrasound probe incorporated into its tip. This technology enables the physician to examine the layers of the wall of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum and rectum.
Sigmoidoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the sigmoid colon and rectum. The sigmoid colon is the area of the large intestine nearest to the rectum.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is a test to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine.
Locations and Directions
A team of highly skilled UF gastroenterologists and physician assistants, nurses, staff and community anesthesiologists with specialized training in GI procedures combine their expertise to provide patients with excellent medical care for both general and advanced procedures.
Patient comfort is the top priority of the team at UF Health Endoscopy Center, from the initial referral through the completion of the procedure. The Endoscopy Center carries out general procedures while addressing motility cases.
The UF Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition offers extensive inpatient and outpatient services, including a unique GI diagnostic lab for specialized testing. At Med Plaza, we serve as a clinic for patients with advanced GI issues as well as liver and IBD concerns.
Our expert staff at UF Health Digestive Disease Specialists treats patients experiencing general and advanced gastrointestinal conditions on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Liver transplant clinics and pre-procedure clinics reside here. We also see new motility patients.