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Gastroenterology

Northwestern Medicine offers innovative treatments and compassionate care for a wide range of digestive health diseases and disorders.

Services

Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive evaluations and treatments for disorders of the digestive tract and associated organs. Our specialists,* including gastroenterologists, endoscopists, and other GI health professionals, work with patients to control symptoms and to treat their condition or disease. Northwestern Medicine gastroenterologists offer comprehensive, leading-edge care for patients with simple to complex digestive diseases or disorders, such as:

Northwestern Medicine also provides endoscopy services, such as colonoscopies or upper GI endoscopies, to help you maintain digestive and respiratory health.

Meet the Teams

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The Northwestern Medicine Gastroenterology Programs bring together multidisciplinary teams to provide top-quality care for our patients. Our mission is to prevent, diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive tract and associated organs.

Gastroenterology Care Centers

Northwestern Medicine Lavin Pavilion in downtown Chicago

Downtown Chicago

The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center brings together some of the best academic and clinical minds in pursuit of medical excellence in the area of gastrointestinal health.

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Northern Suburbs

Our board-certified gastroenterology team will work with you to control the symptoms that negatively affect your health and quality of life while focusing on the treatment of your condition or disease.

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Western Suburbs

Our board-certified physicians evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide range of digestive disorders using advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.

Northwestern Medicine Sandwich location

Greater DeKalb County

When you deal with recurring stomach pain, acid reflux or other problems with digestion, the Northwestern Medicine gastroenterology specialists in Greater DeKalb County can help.

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital

Northwest Suburbs

Physicians on the medical staff of Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital and Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital treat a wide range of digestive disorders. In addition, colorectal surgery and GERD treatments are offered by Northwestern Medicine general surgeons.

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Top 10 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (No. 9)

Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive COVID-19 Center

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Based at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the Comprehensive COVID-19 Center provides multidisciplinary care for patients with persistent or newly onset symptoms related to a prior COVID-19 infection.

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Looking for a Second Opinion?

It's vital that you're comfortable with your treatment decision and you have confidence in your doctor. For these reasons, a second opinion with another specialist can help you make smart treatment decisions.


Referring Physicians

The Physician Access Line (PAL) is your resource for referring patients to Northwestern Medicine specialists. A registered nurse is available to answer any clinical questions.

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In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.