Innovative approaches to digestive system disorders

Our physicians are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal or digestive system disorders that affect the:
  • Bowels
  • Colon
  • Esophagus
  • Gall bladder
  • Intestines
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
  • Rectum
  • Stomach
  • Related organs and systems

Patients and referring physicians from across the country seek the expertise of our specialists.

Identifying and treating disorders that disrupt digestion

Our physicians treat disorders including:

  • Achalasia (Difficulty swallowing)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • GI cancers
  • Heartburn
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver diseases
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease

Advanced diagnostic procedures

We are one of only two facilities in the Kansas City area to offer endoscopic ultrasound. This outpatient diagnostic procedure provides detailed images of the GI tract and surrounding organs, allowing doctors to make an accurate diagnosis.

Industry-Leading Treatment Techniques

We are the only facility in the Midwest to offer the innovative Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) procedure, a minimally invasive and endoscopic option to treat Achalasia.

Prepare for your appointment

Patient Information includes pre-procedure and treatment details.

US News 2017-2018

To reach Gastroenterology, call 913-588-6019.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Our gastroenterology and GI Surgery program ranks No. 34 among the nation's top 50 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2017-18. Rankings are based on measurable achievements in quality, patient safety, nursing excellence and other best patient care indicators. This is our seventh consecutive year to achieve the honor.