Cape Gastroenterology Specialists is a comprehensive center for the treatment and care of GI disorders. As a full-spectrum practice, they offer both inpatient and outpatient services using advanced technology for diagnostic testing and interventional care of GI conditions. Since Cape Gastroenterology Specialists is affiliated with Saint Francis Medical Center, they can provide access to specialty care for all patients with disorders of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, pancreas, liver, and colon.
What is Gastroenterology?
Gastroenterology is the medical specialty that deals with problems of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Because the symptoms of many GI conditions overlap, it is important to get the expert care of a gastroenterologist.
Cape Gastroenterology Specialists is prepared to diagnose, manage, and treat:
- Abdominal pain
- Biliary disorders
- Crohn’s disease
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Gastroesophageal disease and reflux
- Hepatic disorders
- Pancreatic disease
- Peptic ulcer disease
- Ulcerative colitis
- Other digestive disorders
Cape Gastroenterology Specialists’ partnership with the Saint Francis Medical Center allows patients access to the following diagnostic screenings and procedures in Saint Francis’ GI Laboratory:
- Ablation of Barrett’s esophagus
- Ambulatory pH monitoring
- Capsule endoscopy
- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
- Endoscopic ultrasound
- Esophageal dilatation
- Esophageal manometry
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Therapeutic endoscopy
- Upper endoscopy
About Our Providers
Saint Francis Medical Center shares its powerful resources and technology with its Medical Partner, Cape Gastroenterology Specialists. Patients have direct access to the latest technology and medical breakthroughs in cardiac, neuroscience, cancer, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatal care, emergency and trauma care, orthopedics and more.
Meet the Providers
Kimberly C. Phillips, RN, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner - Board CertifiedGastroenterology
Deborah K. Schlick, RN, FNP
Family Nurse PractitionerGastroenterology
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For more information about Cape Gastroenterology Specialists, please call 573–331–3350.
Cape Gastroenterology Specialists
28 S. Mount Auburn Rd. (inside the Center for Digestive Diseases)
Cape Girardeau, MO