Gastroenterology

A gastroenterologist specializes in treating ailments of the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, colon, rectum, gall bladder, liver, bile ducts and pancreas.  Gastroenterology is a subspecialty certification by the Board of Internal Medicine.

Gastroenterologists diagnose and treat many conditions including:

  • Ulcers
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Reflux disease
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gallstones and gall bladder disease
  • Constipation
  • Celiac disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Heartburn
  • Colon cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Jaundice

Typical symptoms may include indigestion, heartburn, gas/bloating, irritable bowel, anemia, rectal bleeding, stomach, intestine and colon problems and swallowing disorders.

Procedures we perform include gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Multi Specialty - La Quinta

47-647 Caleo Bay
Suite 210
La Quinta, CA 92253

Phone: (760) 771-1000

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Carl West, M.D.
Gastroenterology