Digestive Health Conditions
You could have mild abdominal pain, heartburn or severe appendicitis. Your swallowing problem could get in the way of enjoying your food, or it could be a symptom of something more serious.
At UVA, we address your digestive or GI problems with expertise and care, no matter how large or small the condition.
Learn more about the symptoms and treatments of your GI condition:
- Acute pancreatitis
- Anal fissures
- Barrett's esophagus
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Colon polyps
- Crohn's disease
- Dysphagia (Difficulty swallowing)
- Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
- Gall bladder disease
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)/Heartburn
- Hiatal hernia
- Intestinal obstruction
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Peptic ulcers (Stomach ulcers)
- Rectal prolapse
- Retrovaginal fistula
- Ulcerative colitis
Special Digestive Health Programs
We provide advanced care for these digestive diseases.
Our digestive health specialists collaborate with oncologists to treat your GI cancer, from colon cancer to pancreatic cancer. You'll find the most advanced treatments and programs for digestive cancers at the UVA Cancer Center.
We have the largest liver clinic in the region, with world-class specialists performing innovative therapies for liver conditions.
Treatment is critical: Having a bowel disease, including inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, colitis and Crohn's disease, puts you at a greater risk for developing colon cancer. We have the tools to diagnose your condition early on and make sure you get the treatment you need.
IBS, GERD & Motility Disorders
Painful motility conditions can affect the esophagus, stomach or intestines and then progress to other areas of the body. Our clinic can diagnose and treat everything from irritable bowel syndrome to gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) with the latest technological devices.