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Digestive Diseases Center

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Digestive Diseases Center is a single–specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the Florida Panhandle. Our practice consists of five Board Certified Gastroenterologists. We have three office locations and a free-standing endoscopy center, Northwest Florida Gastroenterology Center, to serve our patients. Our Board Certified physicians specialize in treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease (IBS), Barrett’s Esophagus and disease of the liver and pancreas. Additionally, our physician’s perform colonoscopies and endoscopies for screening and diagnostic purposes in the area’s only surgery center specializing solely in gastrointestinal procedures.

If you are looking for advanced, comprehensive patient care, call Digestive Diseases Center for an appointment. Appointments for new patients are available within 24 hours.

Use Your Holiday Break to Schedule a Colonoscopy 11/20/2014 : After all, the year is drawing to a close, and those extra vacation days will go to waste if they aren’t used quickly. If you’re due for a colonoscopy, your holiday break is a great time to get it taken care of and lower your risk of colon cancer.  
Portion Control Tips for Thanksgiving 11/13/2014 : Before fill your plate, remember these tips to keep you from stuffing yourself like a turkey and slipping into a food coma.  
Pros and Cons of Fiber Supplements 11/6/2014 : And while it’s true that it might be easier to pop a few fiber capsules instead of filling your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables, supplements can have some negative effects as well.  
ACA Coverage of Colonoscopies 11/6/2014 : But if you've been avoiding a colonoscopy because you're afraid of the bill, you may not need to worry. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), your colonoscopy could be mostly covered - or completely free!  

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