gastroenterology clinic

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Welcome to the department of gastroenterology and hepatology at Naval Medical Center San Diego! Gastroenterology is a vast and ever-changing field that deals with a wide variety of medical conditions involving the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, pancreas, liver and biliary system.

The NMCSD gastroenterology clinic is here to serve active duty personel and their dependants over 18 years of age as well as retirees. We are specialty trained from all across the nation and have expertice in treating the most common GI conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome and acid reflux to complicated diseases requiring a multi-diciplinary team involving care from other medical and surgical specialites.

Our team consists of well-trained gastroenterologists who practice not only in the field of general gastroenterology, but have specialized experience in advanced pancreo-biliary disease, cirrhosis and liver transplantation, as well as inflammatory bowel disease.

Our clinic offers the full realm of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to indlude colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy (EGD), esophageal dilation, endoscopic ultratound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreogram (ERCP), balloon-assisted endoscopy, liver biopsy, abdominal paracentesis, video capsule small bowel endoscopy and the capability to perform esophageal manometry/pH studies.

Our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive care in accordance with the high standards set by the US military and national credentialing institutions. Our clinic and endoscopy center is certified by the Joint Commission for Accredidation of Hospital Organizations and we actively perform above and beyond what is required by national guidelines for high level disenfection cleaning of all our equipment.

Please take the time to click on the links to find information regarding procedure preparation instructions, contact information for both the clinic and endoscopy center, as well as disease specific patient information.

We are pleased to welcome you and look forward to caring for all your needs!