504.456.6701
4228 Houma Blvd., Suite 120
Metairie, La 70006

The procedures listed below are performed on an outpatient basis. Please contact us for an appointment.

STRETTA (GERD therapy) in Metairie

Stretta therapy is a minimally invasive procedure that significantly reduces GERD symptoms, allowing the majority of patients to eliminate or largely decrease use of PPIs. Stretta is an outpatient procedure per­formed in less than 60 minutes, allowing patients to return to normal activities the fol­lowing day. Stretta doesn’t require any incisions, stitches or implants. How […]

OptiFast Weight Loss Program for Metairie, LA

The OPTIFAST Program is a medically supervised weight management program that closely monitors and assesses progress towards better health and emotional well-being. The program, which usually lasts 26 weeks, utilizes a full meal replacement plan that transitions to self-prepared ‘everyday’ meals, in conjunction with comprehensive patient education and support. How the OPTIFAST Program Succeeds Meal […]

Upper Endoscopy (EGD)

Upper endoscopy is a procedure that uses a thin flexible tube with its own lens and light source to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine).

About Colon Cancer Screenings in Metairie, LA

Colonoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the colon and rectum. Colonoscopy can detect inflamed tissue, ulcers, and abnormal growths. The procedure is used to look for early signs of colorectal cancer and can help doctors diagnose unexplained changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, bleeding from the anus, and weight loss.

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the sigmoid colon and rectum. Flexible sigmoidoscopy can detect inflamed tissue, abnormal growths, and ulcers. The procedure is used to look for early signs of cancer and can help doctors diagnose unexplained changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, bleeding from the anus, and weight loss.

ERCP

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is a procedure that combines upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and x rays to treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts. ERCP is also used to diagnose problems, but the availability of non-invasive tests such as magnetic resonance cholangiography has allowed ERCP to be used primarily for cases in which it is expected that treatment will be delivered during the procedure.