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Gastroenterology

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Improving digestive health is the goal of our expert team of specialists, with extensive experience in the complexities of the gastrointestinal system. Colonoscopies and other GI procedures are performed at the state-of-the-art Tryon Endoscopy Center

All Gastroenterology physicians are board certified in their specialty.

Colorectal cancer news:

New statistics mean more should screen

People ages 45 and younger are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and those diagnosed have more serious disease. We don’t know why this is happening, but we do know that colon cancer is preventable.

Learn more: 45 Is the New 50 for Colonoscopies

 

Thinking about an at-home stool test?

The most common colon cancer screening method is a colonoscopy, but you may have seen advertisements for Cologuard®. Cologuard recently popularity during the pandemic since it can be done at home and is less invasive than a colonoscopy. However, there are drawbacks.

Learn more: The pros and cons of Cologuard®: Is it right for you?

Colonoscopies are the gold standard:

Colonoscopy prep is the hardest part.

Anyone who has had a colonoscopy will tell you the worst part is the preparation, or prep, which involves drinking a “bowel cleansing agent.” The taste and consistency of bowel cleansing liquids have come a long way but can still be unpleasant. There are a few things you can do to make consumption more comfortable.

Tryon Endoscopy Center:
Wake up with peace of mind

We have thought of every way to make your Tryon Endoscopy Center colonoscopy comprehensive but quick and easy.

Learn more: Nine reasons to schedule your colonoscopy with Tryon

Schedule your colonoscopy if you’re behind.

Remember, there’s no office visit needed beforehand. (Most certainly, if you or your family member has a concern, please reach out to your primary care doctor or gastroenterology specialist for an appointment!)

Start the referral process: Message your primary care physician or call us at 704-489-3410 to schedule.