Stony Brook's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive (gastrointestinal) tract and the hepatobiliary system ("hepato" refers to the liver and "biliary" refers to the gallbladder, bile ducts or bile).
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This system works together to move food along the digestive tract, while absorbing
nutrients and discarding waste products.
Diseases of the hepatobiliary system refer to the:
- gall bladder
- bile ducts
These organs are involved with the production, storage, transport and release of bile, a secretion that prepares fats for further digestion.
Whether you have a common digestive disorder like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), constipation or heartburn, or a precancerous condition like Barrett’s esophagus, or you would like to schedule a colonoscopy, Stony Brook's Gastroenterology and Hepatology is where you want to be.
Comprehensive and Innovative Services
As the premier medical center on Long Island, we have the unique ability to connect and apply our groundbreaking medical research and scientific discoveries to our patient care. Using the latest technology and cutting-edge techniques, we perform many advanced diagnostic tests and procedures. Patients and outpatients alike are treated with respect and compassion by a team of renowned physicians whose joint goal is to provide the safest and most effective treatment and whose expertise spans all forms of gastroenterological and hepatobiliary diseases.