And Take Back Your Life
A healthy digestive system is essential for your body to function efficiently. If digestive distress is disrupting your life, it’s time to take control with the guidance and support of digestive health specialists.
AdventHealth Heart of Florida, formerly Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, specializes in helping you get proper diagnosis and treatment for your pain and discomfort. Our board-certified gastroenterologists in Davenport, Florida provide a full range of services for GI conditions from minor to complex, some of them including:
- Crohn’s Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Colorectal Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Viruses and Infections like H. Pylori
You can count on our skilled and compassionate team to be with you every step of the way with expertise, guidance and support.
When You Need Us Most
- With Dedicated Digestive Health Specialists
Many disorders of the digestive system cause intense pain and constant worry. Our team of gastroenterologists and digestive health specialists can help you manage your symptoms and condition. We’ll help you feel like yourself again, so you’re ready for life’s next adventure.
- With Help to Manage Your Chronic Digestive Disorder
When you’re in the care of the AdventHealth Heart of Florida gastroenterology team, you’re in good hands. We’ll work with you and your family to provide the tools you need to successfully manage your chronic digestive condition, including:
- Dietary sensitivities (celiac disease and lactose intolerance)
- Gastrointestinal reflux (acid reflux), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett’s esophagus
- H. pylori and ulcers
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease and diverticulitis
And, we’ll use innovative technologies and proven treatments to help you get you back to feeling your best.
- With Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatments
When surgery is needed to heal your body and give you relief from your pain, you can have peace of mind knowing we’ll use the latest technologies available and the most minimally invasive techniques possible. Our minimally invasive surgical services include:
- Abdominoperineal resection
- Bravo pH probe (acid-monitoring system)
- Capsule endoscopy
- Colorectal cancer surgery
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Interventional radiology
- Upper Endoscopy
- With Nutrition Guidance for Digestive Health
We’ll help you with simple lifestyle changes to help improve your digestive disorder and your overall quality of life — and help prevent life-threatening conditions such as heart attack and stroke.
Since poor eating habits can make your digestive problems — and pain — worse, nutrition is a crucial component in getting back to your best health. With registered dietitians on staff to assist you with meal planning and dining out tips, we’ll help you learn to make smarter food choices.
- With Preventative Screenings to Help Catch Serious GI Issues Early
You feel healthy. You feel strong. And we’d like to help you keep it that way. Regular preventative screenings can catch digestive health disorders early, giving you the best chance at effectively managing it before it can have serious consequences on your health and wellness.
Colonoscopy screenings are recommended after the age of 50, or sooner if you have symptoms or a family history of colon cancer. The colonoscopy procedure is short, uncomplicated and painless. Lie back, enjoy your twilight sleep and let us do all the work making sure you’re not at risk for colorectal cancer. Before you know it, we’ll be waking you up and sending you back home ready to start tomorrow fresh.
Other preventative screenings include:
- Endoscopic ultrasound
- Esophageal motility studies
- Esophageal pH assessment
- Pharyngeal pH assessment
- Upper endoscopy