Message from the Chief

Steve R. Brant, MDThe Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology evaluates and treats adult patients with all common as well as complex gastrointestinal problems and offers the full range of state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

The division consists of full-time gastroenterologists with significant expertise in various GI and liver disorders. Each physician is committed to providing excellent clinical care to our patients.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Anemia
  • Biliary disease
  • Celiac disease (gluten sensitive enteropathy)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon cancer prevention
  • Colon polyps
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound for assessment of gallstones, gastrointestinal cancer, and biliary and pancreatic cancers
  • ERCP to evaluate and treat common bile duct stones, bile duct abnormalities, biliary diseases, and pancreatic duct abnormalities and pancreatic disorders
  • Esophageal disease, including motility (swallowing) disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer
  • Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD and NASH)
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hepatitis (Hepatitis C; Hepatitis B; and Autoimmune Hepatitis)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease—Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Interventional Endoscopy for gallstone removal and treatment of biliary and pancreatic strictures
  • Obesity (endoscopic approaches to treating obesity, i.e., endoscopic bariatric surgery)
  • Pancreatic cancer evaluation
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease and helicobacter pylori
  • Pre- and post-liver transplant care
  • Primary biliary cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Stomach cancer evaluation

Steve R. Brant, MD

Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology