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Women’s GI Health Care

At Midwest Endoscopy Center, we understand that female GI care (the gastroenterology health of women) is unique.

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While the digestive tracks of men and women are essentially the same, issues related to hormonal fluctuations, pregnancy, and childbirth can affect a woman’s digestive health. Midwest Endoscopy Center has physicians and staff focused on the specific needs of women and the best ways to treat them.

Areas of focus include GI pelvic floor disorders, autoimmune/immune disorders of the GI tract, and functional disorders of the intestines. Our comprehensive, team approach brings together experts who provide the best care possible in all areas of women’s GI health.

Comprehensive, collaborative care by women and for women.

Midwest Endoscopy Center also has female physicians, Dr. Sushama Gundlapalli and Dr. Shivani Kiriluk, and staff who cater to the specific physical and cultural needs of our female patients. We treat women for all major diseases and conditions of the intestine and liver, including:

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Our Female GI Care services

Midwest Endoscopy Center cares for women at all stages of life, including pregnancy. We offer GI consultations for non-pregnant and pregnant women with conditions affecting the GI tract and the liver.

Our treatments include:

  • Hepatitis B and hepatitis C treatments and other diseases affecting the liver.
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders for women with constipation, incontinence, and other defecation problems.
  • Comprehensive care for women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Celiac Disease, including diagnosis and treatment, nutrition counseling, behavioral health support and surgical consultation by colorectal surgeons specialized in IBD.
  • nursePregnancy GI  Disorders, hyperemesis (excessive nausea and vomiting), inflammatory bowel disease, hepatitis, and other gastrointestinal disorders in pregnancy.
  • Our Prenatal Hepatitis Program provides care for patients with hepatitis B and hepatitis C through their pregnancy and offers counseling and appropriate medical therapy.
  • Testing Services, including bacterial overgrowth testing and lactose breath testing.
  • Our center offers women-only endoscopy and colorectal cancer screening.
  • Through our direct access colorectal cancer screening program, women can be scheduled promptly for their endoscopy and/or colonoscopy with a simple referral from their primary care provider or gynecologist.
For the knowledgeable, compassionate, personalized care you deserve, call Midwest Endoscopy Center today at (630) 527-6450 or request an Appointment online.
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