Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Fletcher Allen's Gastroenterology and Hepatology Outpatient Clinic is staffed by University of Vermont Medical Group providers, faculty members and fellows, providing consultation, treatment and management of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, liver, and pancreas.

Common Gastroenterology and Hepatology Conditions

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Dysphagia (Swallowing Disorders)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallstone Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Pancreatic Cancer

Common Gastroenterology and Hepatology Treatments

  • Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Disease
  • Endoscopic Removal of Colorectal Polyps
  • Endoscopic Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancer (including Esophagus, Stomach, Bile Ducts, Pancreas, and Colon)
  • Medical Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Specialized services include diagnostic and therapeutic  Endoscopy, enteroscopy, ERCP, endoscopic laser surgery, manometry, 24-hour ambulatory PH monitoring, treatment of variceal and non-variceal bleeding and the placement of temporary and permanent esophageal and biliary stents.

Primary areas of interest and expertise of UVM Medical Group providers include pancreatico biliary endoscopy, irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, liver disease, therapeutic endoscopy, motility, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Areas of Expertise

We are the largest and most comprehensive digestive disease specialty group in Vermont and northeastern New York. Our UVM Medical Group physicians are recognized, in particular, for expertise in:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Liver disease
  • Endoscopic therapy

As a university hospital, Fletcher Allen partners with the University of Vermont. In addition to providing patient care, our physicians generate advances in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive diseases, and train the next generation of specialists in this field.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Services

The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Outpatient Clinic is staffed by University of Vermont College of Medicine faculty members and fellows providing consultation and treatment of diseases of the liver, biliary tree, pancreas and alimentary tract.

Specialized services include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, enteroscopy, ERCP, endoscopic laser surgery, manometry, 24-hour ambulatory PH monitoring, treatment of variceal and nonvariceal bleeding and the placement of temporary and permanent esophageal and biliary stents.

Primary areas of interest and expertise of our physicians include pancreatico biliary endoscopy, irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, liver disease, therapeutic endoscopy, motility, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Outreach services are provided by the faculty at various sites in surrounding communities.

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