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Gastroenterology

What is Gastroenterology?

Gastroenterology focuses on the digestive system and its disorders.

Why Us?

We provide the same safe services that hospitals do, but we exceed our patients’ expectations by providing outstanding care. We offer our patients safe, convenient, comfortable, and cost-effective care. From the moment you step foot upon the grounds of our 32-acre campus, you will sense the difference. This is no ordinary health care facility. Increasingly, patients, insurers, and surgeons are choosing Aestique® Surgical Center for its quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness.

Human digestive system. 3d illustration. Contains clipping path

PROCEDURES

Upper Endoscopy

An upper endoscopy, also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), is a procedure used to determine the cause of gastrointestinal disorders and symptoms.

WHY

should you get a Upper Endoscopy?

  • Heartburn
  • Swallowing Difficulties
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Hiatal Hernias
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Unexplained Anemia
  • Upper GI Bleeding
  • Tumors
  • Ulcers

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a visual examination of the entire large intestine, also known as the colon.

WHY

should you get a Colonoscopy?

  • Screen for Colon Cancer
  • Blood in Stool
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Weakness or Fatigue
  • Changes in Bowel Habits
  • Unexplained Weight Loss

WHEN

should you get a colonoscopy?

  • Everyone by the age of 50
  • Family history of Colon Cancer? Get your first screening 10 years
    before your famiily member wsa diagnosed.
OUR GASTROENTEROLOGY SPECIALIST
Dr. Bruce Bradley is a board certified gastroenterologist and is a partner in the Westmoreland Digestive Disorders Group in Greensburg. He specializes in colonoscopies, endoscopies and other gastroenterology testing.

He received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and completed his residency and gastroenterology fellowship at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital and his internship at Central Medical Center.

Dr. Bradley is also a Professor at Medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association, American Osteopathic Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.