Gastroenterology

We understand that living with any type of digestive disorder can affect your daily life. This includes minor conditions such as abdominal pain, acid reflux, constipation and diarrhea to more extensive problems including Celiac disease, Crohn’s disease and liver related issues.

At Baton Rouge General, our specialists can help diagnose and treat your gastrointestinal related issues whether through a doctor’s office visit or a hospital based surgery.

  • Common Conditions
  • Acid Reflux/GERD
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hepatitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation and Diarrhea
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease

Should your gastroenterologist recommended that you undergo a procedure or surgery, it will be scheduled at our Gastroenterology Center located on Perkins Road or at our Bluebonnet hospital campus based on the type of surgery and your health risk factors.

  • Procedures Performed
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (or EGD)
  • Endoscopic retrograde pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • BRAVO pH probe
  • Polyp removal
  • Esophageal manometry
  • Ablation of vascular GI lesions
  • Placement of gastric feeding tubes (PEG Tube Placement)

Getting Here & Getting Around

Gastroenterology Center
6615 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Admissions & Registration
Baton Rouge General, Bluebonnet Campus
8585 Picardy Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Entrance 1