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The experience you can trust for the important tests you need.

We understand that visiting the gastroenterologist may be a new experience for you and that you may be in pain or worried about your health. That’s why all the staff at Advanced Gastroenterology focus on making you feel comfortable and confident in our care. Dr. Son T. Do, Dr. Samuel K. Sim, Dr. Frank Yeh, and our medical team take extra care to listen to your concerns, answer all your questions and thoroughly explain your condition and treatment options.

  • Colonoscopy
    The doctor uses a lighted tube to look inside all or your colon. The doctor will be looking for a growth that could be cancer or a polyp that could turn into cancer. If he sees something that concerns him, he can take a piece of the growth and test it for cancer. Read more..

    Please click on this link for Procedure Preparation Instructions

  • Upper Endoscopy/Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
    Upper GI endoscopy, sometimes called EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy), is a visual examination of the upper intestinal tract using a lighted, flexible fiber optic or video endoscope, which is usually performed on an outpatient basis. Read more..

    Please click on this link for Procedure Preparation Instructions (EGD Preparation).

  • Non-Surgical Hemorrhoid Banding
    Hemorrhoids are one of the most common ailments known. Treating your symptoms with messy creams and ointments only provides temporary relief. So, don't keep treating them, remove them. It's time you feel your best again. Read more..

  • Capsule Endoscopy - Pill Cam
    Capsule Endoscopy enables your doctor to examine your entire small intestine by swallowing a small camera contained within a capsule. Read more..

    Please click on this link for Procedure Preparation Instructions (Miralax Capsule Preparation. Magnesium Citrate Capsule Preparation).

  • BravoTM pH Test
    The Bravo pH capsule (about the size of a gelcap) is used to measure the pH levels in the esophagus over a 48 hour period, which helps in diagnosing gastro-esophageal reflux (GERD). The capsule is temporarily attached to the wall of the esophagus where it can take pH measurements and send the readings to a receiver worn on the patients belt. Read more..

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