Swedish Gastroenterology, part of Swedish Digestive Health Institute, provides comprehensive consultative and diagnostic services, treatments, and procedures for a broad range of routine and complex digestive health problems. Our gastroenterologists see adult patients (ages 18 and older) from throughout the Pacific Northwest who have common gastrointestinal concerns and screening needs.

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Biliary colic
  • Acute and chronic liver disease
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis and associated conditions
  • Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
  • Complex pancreatitis and associated conditions
  • Celiac disease and malabsorption
  • Crohn’s disease and colitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • GI dysmotility, such as gastroparesis
  • Obscure bleeding
  • Inherited digestive disorders
  • Inherited cancer syndromes
  • Cancerous and precancerous polyps and lesions

Swedish also offers comprehensive pediatric gastroenterology specialty services for patients under the age of 18 years old.

We are a referral center for many complex conditions that require the experience, expertise, and resources of an advanced endoscopy group associated with a major medical center.

Routine diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures
  • Upper endoscopy (esophagus, stomach and duodenum)
  • Screening and diagnostic colonoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)/Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejeunostomy (PEJ)
  • Deep enteroscopy
Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures
  • ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) for pancreatic and biliary disorders
  • ERCP with direct cholangioscopy/pancreatoscopy (Spyglass)
  • ERCP with biliary and pancreatic manometry
  • Diagnostic and interventional endoscopic ultrasound, tumor staging, tissue acquisition, fiducial placement and celiac plexus block
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection and Barrett’s tissue ablation
  • Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Esophageal, duodenal and colonic stenting for benign and malignant conditions
  • Complex polypectomy
  • Removal of complex polyps (polypectomy) and precancerous lesions
  • Deep enteroscopy
  • Transgastric drainage of pancreatic fluid collections/pseudocysts
  • Evaluation and treatment of bariatric surgery complications
  • Therapeutic endoscopic management of gastrointestinal malignancies

Providers Specializing in Gastroenterology

At Swedish, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.