Memorial Healthcare is proud to have one of the best equipped Gastroenterology Centers in the country. Our Center is the only completely digital lab in the State of Michigan. The state-of-the-art equipment helps Memorial experts find and treat digestive problems much sooner--even the smallest or "flat" colon polyps are visible with Memorial's equipment.
Procedures performed in the Memorial Gastroenterology Center assist physicians in diagnosing:
Other procedures include paracentesis, which drains fluid off the abdominal cavity, the ERCP procedure utilizing fluoroscopy, the transesophageal gastroscopy, as well as esophageal, stomach and colon biopsies. Physicians also perform procedures using the pill cam, and the ph probe.
Memorial Healthcare Gastroenterologists:
- Catherine Kerschen, DO, FACOI
- Marcia Skjaerlund, DO
- Lisa LePain, DO, FACOI
- Mustafa Alnounou, MD, FACG, FACP
- Ghanem Almounajed, MD
- Maria Reed, PA-C
Other services offered by Memorial Healthcare: