The Center for Digestive Diseases
The Center for Digestive Diseases at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital brings together gastroenterologists, surgeons and experienced nurses who perform diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with disorders of the digestive tract, pancreas, bile ducts and liver.
Physicians at the center perform the entire range of endoscopic procedures including endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, and palliative procedures for cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.
Services within The Center for Digestive Diseases are broken into four programs:
- Crohn's and Colitis Center of New Jersey
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound and ERCP Program
- GI, Biliary, and Pancreatic Cancer Palliation Program
- Swallowing Disorders Program
Research currently underway by physicians at The Center for Digestive Diseases at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital includes:
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer
- Prevention of esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus
- Early detection of pancreatic cancer