Digestive Health Specialists powered by GI Alliance serves metropolitan Kansas City and Northwest Missouri through three practices, Consultants in Gastroenterology, Digestive Health Specialists of St. Joseph and Summit Gastroenterology, with 31 providers practicing at nine hospitals, five offices and seven ambulatory surgery centers.
Our physicians and staff offer the best care in the region for diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive tract, including preventive health care and screening for colorectal cancers; inflammatory bowel disease; functional bowel disorders; and treatment of conditions of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas and liver. We also have on staff an ostomy specialist, which requires a highly specialized certification in health care.
Consultants in Gastroenterology (CIG) is committed to delivering the highest quality care in the field of gastroenterology, making us the first choice for GI care. CIG is comprised of fourteen physicians, three nurse practitioners and one physician assistant, all specializing in gastroenterology. We have been serving the greater Kansas City area since 1994. In addition to four office locations, two being in the Northland, CIG provides outpatient procedures at our three Endoscopy Center locations, which are all state licensed and AAAHC accredited. CIG also serves four hospitals on a daily basis and provides periodic outreach clinics at rural hospitals.
Education is a high priority to the physicians and nurses at CIG. Patients are offered information videos to view prior to procedures. Pamphlets, diagrams and books are also available regarding liver and digestive disease, medications and procedures. Following procedure and recovery, the physicians consult with patients and their families to explain their disease and the ambulatory endoscopic experience including discharge instructions and other recommendations for further recovery.
Summit Gastroenterology is comprised of 6 gastroenterology physicians, two nurse practitioners as well as clinical and non-clinical staff to meet your gastroenterology needs. We strive to provide the highest quality gastroenterology service to our patients. To accomplish this goal we we have physicians, nurses and staff of unsurpassed ability able to deliver an excellence of care in a comfortable, safe, and confidential environment. Our office staff is small but intimate who will offer helpful and compassionate services with patient satisfaction as their first priority.
If another physician referred you to our office, a summary of our findings and recommendations will be sent to him or her at the completion of your evaluation. We will then be happy to continue to see you as needed, based on the requirements of your condition. In addition, problems of a general medical nature should remain under the care of your personal physician.
Our physicians are on staff at Saint Lukes Hospital East in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and Lee’s Summit Hospital.