Welcome
Welcome

 

Welcome to Gastroenterology Specialists of Frederick, P.A.  Our providers and staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere, while preserving the dignity of our patients, treating each with courtesy, respect, and compassion.

We are a group practice specializing in treatment of the digestive system which includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, bile ducts, gallbladder, liver, and pancreas.  We generally treat patients 17 years of age and older.

Common problems frequently seen in consultation by our board-certified physicians include abdominal pain, abnormal liver tests, Barrett's esophagus, change in bowel habits, colorectal cancer screening, constipation, diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, diverticulosis, gi tract bleeding, heartburn, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), nausea and vomiting, ulcers and screening for gastric bypass.  Areas of expertise include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis,  irritable bowel syndrome, and pancreatic and biliary disorders.  We also offer the latest in gi technology, the Pill-Cam small bowel capsule endoscopy, to locate and aid in the detection of abnormalities of the small bowel.

Most of our procedures are performed in our endoscopy center,
Court Endoscopy Center of Frederick, Inc.  Court Endoscopy is a JHACO-accredited ambulatory surgery center, conveniently located in the same building as our office and is staffed by experienced gi nurses and technicians.

Thank you for the opportunity to participate in your health care.  We sincerely appreciate your choice of our physicians and staff.



Our new Patient Portal is here! 

We are pleased to offer our new Patient Portal to you.  gPortal allows you to communicate with our practice anytime using the internet.  You can now pre-register, review your medical history, request appointments, send messages and review clinical results.  Please contact us if you are not registered with our practice to obtain an invitation and PIN number.  You can access instructions and view our privacy policy by clicking the link below:

https://GSOF.mygportal.com

If you do not have e-mail, we can mail the registration documents to you, so that you may fill them out ahead of time and bring them with you to your appointment.  You may also come to the office 30 minutes prior to your appointment to fill out the forms in the office.

 

WELCOME TO OUR NEW

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT!


June V. Cuddy, PA-C has joined Gastroenterology Specialists on July 1, 2014.   June completed her undergraduate and Master's degrees from the University of Maryland and subsequently attended Physician Assistant School.  She is a board certified Physician Assistant.  She has been a Frederick resident for 12 years.  She is an excellent provider with an upbeat personality and brings extra experience in gynecology. June strongly believes in patient care and safety.   We are extremely excited to have her in our practice and she will provide excellent care for patients in the Frederick community. 

 

Get Screened!


We are pleased to offer our Direct Access Colonoscopy program to our patients. This program is a great fit for today's busy lifestyles.  It is designed to minimize your time off of work by allowing an appropriate, healthy patient the opportunity of obtaining a Screening Colonoscopy without first coming in for an office consultation.  You can save time AND a copayment!  Review the details of the program under the Direct Colonoscopy tab to see if you qualify.

 

Saturday Scope Days!

Dr. Kane offers Saturday procedure days for colonoscopies and upper endoscopies once a month.  Saturday scope days:

                             October 25, 2014

                             November 15, 2014

                             December 6, 2014

 No extra time needed off of work!  

 

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography) - Dr. Leonard E. Kane performs this advanced procedure to evaluate and treat Pancreatic Cancer, Gallbladder and its complications, Bile Ducts and its complications, Liver Transplant and its complications etc.

To learn more about the procedures we offer, visit our Services
page.  See the video links under EGD, Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, ERCP, BRAVO pH monitoring for acid reflux, Capsule Endoscopy, ERCP, SmartPill Motility, PEG Tube (Feeding tubes) to find out what to expect when you schedule these procedures.


 


Photographer: John Zuke