Gastroenterology

A medical specialty focusing on disorders or diseases of the digestive system.

The gastro services offered through Touchette Regional Hospital encompass treatments for chronic or ongoing digestive conditions that disrupt your comfort.

Patients can be seen if they require specialized medical treatment and colonoscopy screenings due to digestive conditions, such as:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea or any changes in bowel habits
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gastritis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Crohn's disease
    • Ulcerative colitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)

If you develop any medical concerns surrounding your digestive health, make an appointment with your doctor or call for an appointment to come see us. 

Our Gastroenterologists are located at Archview Medical Center, 2071 Goose Lake Road in Sauget just off Interstate 255.

Our Gastroenterologists:

Melvin Saltzman, MD

Ricki Loar, Ph.D., APRN

For more information, please call us at 618.857.2700.

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