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Diseases & Conditions

Any disease that you might encounter, from the simple to the serious, is likely to cause some anxiety. With the information on these pages, we hope to quell some of your anxiety by answering many of your initial questions.

Digestive System Overview

Regardless of your concern or condition, it is also important for you to know this: URMC Gastroenterology and Hepatology treats all major diseases of the GI tract, liver, gall bladder, pancreas and bile ducts. And we provide the same state-of-the-art treatments that are available at other world-class academic centers across the country.

To make an appointment or for further information, please call us at (585) 275-4711 or fax (585) 276-0101.

Detailed Disease Info

Below is a short list of conditions that we treat. For further detailed information, see the NIDDK/NIH Digestive Diseases Clearinghouse.


  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Epiphrenic diverticulum
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Schatzki's ring
  • Strictures
  • Zenker's diverticulum


  • Colon Polyps
  • Colon Cancer
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn's Disease


  • Fatty Liver
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease & Cirrhosis


  • Gastric Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastric Polyps
  • Helicobacter Pylori Infection

Small Intestine

  • Duodenal Ulcers
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Celiac Disease (Sprue)
  • Malabsorption

Gall Bladder

  • Gallstones
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gall bladder cancer


  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Cancer


  • Carcinoid Tumors