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Digestive Health (Gastroenterology)

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Meriter Digestive Health

Helping you function optimally for better living.

Meriter Specialty Clinic
202 S. Park Street, 2 East
Madison, WI 53715

Meriter Digestive Health Center (procedures)
202 S. Park Street, Level B
Madison, WI 53715
Screening colonoscopy appointments often accommodated within two weeks.

Stoughton Hospital
900 Ridge Street
Stoughton, WI 53589

Appointments and After Hours Care: 608.417.5454

Emergency Care:
If you believe you are in need of immediate emergency care, dial 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency department. Meriter’s Emergency Department is located at 202 S. Park Street in Madison.

For the body to feel healthy, the digestive tract must function optimally. Everyone has digestive problems from time to time—an upset stomach, vomiting, gas, heartburn, bloating, irritable bowel, or constipation. Many digestive problems may be uncomfortable or embarrassing, but they are often not serious and rarely do they last long. Many times, digestive problems are caused by food intolerances, contaminated foods, viral illnesses such as the flu, menstruation or pregnancy, or side effects from medications or supplements. However, common symptoms may sometimes be a sign of a more serious digestive problem.

Each year, millions of Americans are diagnosed with digestive disorders. Talk with your doctor about your concerns. Understanding the cause of your digestive problem requires a thorough and accurate medical history and physical examination. Some patients may need to undergo more extensive diagnostic evaluations, including lab tests, endoscopic procedures and imaging techniques – all of which can be performed at Meriter’s Digestive Health Center.

Expert Care

Meriter’s Digestive Health Center is staffed with an outstanding group of gastroenterologists (physicians who specialize in the treatment of digestive disorders) including Gary Griglione, MD; Susan Lepinski, MD; Nathan Susnow, MD; and Thomas Huber, MD.

In addition to the gastroenterologists, our multidisciplinary team of specialists includes surgeons, oncologists, medical imaging, pharmacy, health psychology and integrative medicine. The team works together to provide exceptional, comprehensive care to each and every patient.

Digestive Health Center

Our commitment to patient convenience and comfort is evident through:
• Private admitting and recovery rooms
• State-of-the-art procedure rooms
• Convenient curbside parking 
• Onsite registration
• Comfortable lounge for family or friends
• Music options and warm blankets for added comfort