Welcome to Gastroenterology Specialists of Frederick, P.A. Our providers, Dr. Michael Rifkin, and Dr. Leonard Kane, 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, colorectal cancer screening, constipation, diarrhea, diverticulitis and diverticulosis, gallbladder disease, gi tract bleeding, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn, peptic ulcer disease, swallowing disorders, and EGD pre-op prior to gastric bypass surgery. Areas of expertise include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease including 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 SB 2 small bowel capsule endoscopy used to locate and aid in the detection of abnormalities of the small bowel, the Smart Pill Wireless Motility Capsule to aid in the evaluation of motility disorders and delayed gastric emptying, and Bravo pH monitoring, a test that measures the pH in the esophagus to confirm a diagnosis of GERD.
To schedule an appointment, please contact us at 301.663.9440. New Patient Registration Forms can be filled out online in our secure Patient Portal by creating a new account. * Please note that the patient supplemental data form has been discontinued in the new patient registration packet. There is one additional form that you will need to fill out in the office. Please plan to come in an additional 20 minutes early to fill out the Patient Interview Form in the office.
We are excited to now offer Direct Colonoscopy as an option for obtaining your screening colonoscopy! Direct Colonoscopy allows a healthy patient, meeting age and weight criteria, with no significant gastrointestinal symptoms, to obtain a colonoscopy without the inconvenience of an initial office visit. This program is popular with today's busy lifestyles and encourages patients who have been undecided about having a colonoscopy to schedule this important preventative procedure. Click here to learn more about Direct Colonoscopy or call our office at 301.663.9440.
Gastroenterology Specialists of Frederick, P.A.
is offering a
SATURDAY PROCEDURE DAY
June 1, 2013
for patients of Dr. Leonard Kane
Take Advantage - No Time off from Work!
Most of our procedures are performed in our patient- friendly endoscopy center, Court Endoscopy Center of Frederick, Inc. Court Endoscopy Center is a JCAHO-accredited ambulatory surgery center, conveniently located in the same building as our office, and is staffed by a caring team of 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.