Procedures Performed

Your pending treatment can surely be cause for stress. But remember, the more you know, the more empowered you are. Here you can learn more about the procedures we employ. Desert Ridge Gastroenterology and Liver Disease performs a number of procedures to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. These include:

Upper Endoscopy

Examines the upper GI tract to determine the source of swallowing problems, causes of abdominal pain or bleeding.


The visual examination of the lower GI tract to diagnose diseases of the colon and to screen for colon cancer. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in this country. Early detection reduces your risk by 90%.

Esophageal Dilatation

Offering therapeutic interventions for patients having swallowing difficulties.

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