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Gastroenterology

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Medical conditions relating to the digestive system can often be quite painful, which is why at ParkwayHealth we provide our services to the care and treatment of these conditions in the relaxing and tranquil surroundings of our Gleneagles Medical & Surgical Center.

Our internationally trained Gastroenterologists are available to help our patients deal with a wide array of issues or disorders related to the digestive system, which might be affect the stomach, esophagus, intestines, and many associated organs including the pancreas, liver, and gallbladder.

Gastroesophegal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, peptic ulcer disease, colorectal polyps, pancreatic diseases and hepato-biliary diseases are the common disorders that Gastroenterology addresses. Endoscopic procedures (below) are commonly performed with sedation to make diagnosis and treatment for various digestive disorders. Patients usually feel very comfortable during the endoscopic examination and treatment.

Gastroenterology diagnostic procedures include:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Double-balloon Enteroscopy

At ParkwayHealth, our team of professionals provides our patients with a holistic approach. For this reason, our Gastroenterology specialist works closely with other experts such as our Nutritionist. Along with specific procedures, medications and treatments, a combination of proper attention to diet and life style are recommended to contribute to a speedy recovery.

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Gastroenterology doctors

Dr. John J Kim

Dr. John J Kim

Dr. John J. Kim is a U.S. board-certified gastroenterologist, specializing in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, hepatitis B, and stomach & colon cancer prevention.
Dr. Akiko Natalie Tomonari

Dr. Akiko Natalie Tomonari

Dr. Akiko Tomonari specializes in hepatology, gastroenterology, and endoscopy procedures. She is able to treat patients with a broad range of hepatic diseases including viral/autoimmune/metabolic hepatitis, and speaks fluent English and Japanese.

Gastroenterology locations

Shanghai Centre Medical & Dental Centers

203-4 West Retail Plaza, 1376 Nanjing Xi Rd., Shanghai 200040

Gleneagles Medical and Surgical Center

Tomorrow Square, 389 Nanjing Xi Rd., 4th Floor Shanghai 200003

Jin Mao Tower Medical Center

JinMao Tower J-LIFE, Podium Building, 88 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area Shanghai 200120