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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.

New Study Outlines Ethnic Disparities in Colon Cancer Screening 8/21/2014 : Baker and Liss believe that financial barriers are partially responsible for screening disparities. Colonoscopies remain the most common method of colorectal cancer screening in the United States, and the procedure can be quite costly.  
Red Meat Linked to Breast Cancer 8/14/2014 : Using a statistical model, the researchers estimated that the women who ate the most red meat showed an increase of 6.8 cases of breast cancer for every 1,000 women over the course of 20 years.  
The Importance of Finding a Skilled Gastroenterologist 8/7/2014 : New research shows that choosing an experienced gastroenterologist with a proven track record in adenoma (polyp) detection could reduce your risk of developing colon cancer by nearly half.  
Could Google Glass Be Bad for Your Eye Health? 8/1/2014 : Although this portable piece of technology provides unmatched convenience, the constant upward movement of the eyes places users at increased risk for eye strain and fatigue. Another concern is visual confusion.  

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