SGT Michael Darby
Main: (254) 553-1804
Alt: (254) 288-8090
FAX: (254) 288-8970
Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
|3rd Floor, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Fort Hood, Texas 76544
Welcome to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's Gastroenterology Service web page. We are honored and privileged to provide superb gastroenterology medical care to military members and their dependents.
The Gastroenterology Service evaluates diseases of the stomach, intestines, esophagus, pancreas, biliary tract, and liver. We provide a variety of technically advanced services to treat a range of conditions, including gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis, colon polyps and cancer, diverticulosis and diverticulitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux, pancreatitis, swallowing disorders, diarrhea and constipation. In addition, we can evaluate and treat a variety of liver disorders to include viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, hemochromatosis, Primary Biliary cirrhosis (PBC), Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and cirrhosis.
Gastroenterology procedures performed in the clinic include diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), esophagus dilation, esophageal motility, esophageal pH monitoring with the Bravo capsule, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG tube).
Patients scheduled to undergo a procedure in the Gastroenterology Clinic can select one of the following links for educational materials about the procedure and pre-procedure instructions.
page last modified on: 5/7/2013