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Myths and Misconceptions About Colonoscopy

2019-11-05T09:33:19-05:00November 5th, 2019|

Colonoscopies have an unfounded reputation of being unpleasant. And everyone has reasons for not getting one. Often, the rationale is based on misunderstandings – both about the procedure and colon cancer. People may not realize that colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and that a colonoscopy is a short, painless test that [...]

2019 Top Physicians List Features Our Physicians

2019-08-14T11:43:30-05:00August 14th, 2019|

Our physicians have been selected as some of Orlando’s leading physicians as chosen by readers of Orlando Family Magazine in their 2019 Reader’s Choice poll for Top Physicians. The 2019 Reader’s Choice Top Physicians list includes 254 physicians across more than 45 specialties throughout our community who make the health of their patients their [...]

What Is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

2019-08-13T09:36:33-05:00July 30th, 2019|

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe two conditions characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Over 1.5 million people in the U.S. have IBD, including more than 780,000 patients with Crohn’s disease.  “I have a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease, which [...]

Outpatient Surgery Center Tops National Survey

2019-07-26T14:20:11-05:00July 26th, 2019|

Palm Endoscopy Center, the surgery center used to treat patients of Digestive Disease Consultants, has again ranked in the 97th and 99th percentile of the Press Gainey national survey for overall facility rating and facility treatment, quality of personnel, and discharge, respectively. The ambulatory surgery center, located in the same building as Digestive Disease [...]