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Gastroenterology (GI)

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Comprehensive Care For Your Digestive System

Rochester Regional Health Gastroenterology combines high-tech services with highly skilled and compassionate care to prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of gastrointestinal and liver disorders. Doctors throughout the region refer their most complex cases to our expert gastroenterologists, whose specialties include colon cancer screening, hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease, and inflammatory bowel disease. 
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Programs & Services

Our Rochester Regional Health gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and other specialists work together to provide advanced preventive, diagnostic and treatment options for conditions affecting the digestive system, including the stomach, intestines, colon, pancreas, liver and esophagus.

We partner with our patients to determine the best diagnostic or treatment option for them through our key programs listed below.

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

    Rochester Regional Health's Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention Program is designed to educate and prevent colorectal cancer in men and women.

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  • Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

    The Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy uses the latest technologies and advanced approaches to diagnose and treat the most complex digestive diseases.

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  • Center for Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures

    The Center for Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures offers minimally-invasive, nonsurgical options for weight loss.

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  • Center for GERD and Foregut Disorders

    The Center for GERD and Foregut Disorders provides personalized management of all types of esophageal and gastric diseases aimed at helping you find answers, and ultimately, relief.

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  • Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    The Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease can help patients control their IBD, prevent future complications, and restore their quality of life.

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  • Center for Liver Disease

    The Center for Liver Disease provides comprehensive evaluations and the latest treatment options for patients suffering from conditions that affect their liver.

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  • Center for Women’s GI Health

    Pregnancy, childbirth, and changes in hormones can affect a woman’s digestive health. That’s why Rochester Regional Health has created the Center for Women’s Gastrointestinal Health.

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Gastrointestinal care excellence award from healthgrades for 2023

Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

For the past five years, the GI team at Rochester General Hospital has been awarded the Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ which recognizes hospitals that deliver superior patient outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis.
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Welcome from the Division Chief

Patrick I. Okolo III, MD

Welcome to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Rochester Regional Health. Our highly trained physicians, with expertise in general gastroenterology, endoscopic bariatrics, advanced therapeutic endoscopy, disease of the liver, GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, and women’s gastrointestinal health are available for evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of digestive and liver disorders. With more than 15,000 gastrointestinal and endoscopic procedures performed annually, you can feel confident about the world-class expertise of our GI team. We look forward to providing you with the best digestive care our region has to offer.

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When it comes to gastrointestinal and liver disorders, you need the best team in your corner. Whether you require an initial evaluation or a second opinion, the Rochester Regional Health Gastroenterology team can help. Schedule a consultation today at (585) 922-4136.
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