The Center for Digestive Diseases

Gastroenterology Services at RWJUH

The Center for Digestive Diseases at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) 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 (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), complex endoscopic resection of early gastrointestinal neoplasia, and palliative procedures for gastrointestinal cancers.

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Gastroenterology services within The Center for Digestive Diseases are broken into the following programs:

  • Barrett’s esophagus screening, surveillance, and endoscopic treatment program
  • Endoscopic surgery program
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Pancreas Program
  • Esophageal and Swallowing Disorders
  • Liver Diseases
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Gastroenterology research currently underway by physicians at The Center for Digestive Diseases includes:

  • Barrett's Esophagus Screening with nonendoscopic swallowing devices
  • Prevention of esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus
  • Endoscopic gastric bypass for gastric obstruction
  • Long term outcomes of endoscopic therapies for gastroparesis
  • Endoscopic resection of early gastroesophageal neoplasia
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer
  • Early detection of pancreatic cancer

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