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.

Most of the time, patients are referred to our gastroenterologists by their primary care provider if they require specialized medical treatment 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

At Touchette Regional Hospital, we employ gastroenterologists that are credentialed in numerous health plans. The physicians, RNs, medical assistants, and clinical service representatives, as well as licensed physician assistants and certified nurse practitioners are proud to offer exceptional care tailored to your needs.

If you develop any medical concerns surrounding your digestive health, make an appointment with your doctor and ask for a referral to come see us. 

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

Our Gastroenterologists:

Robin Haithcock, DO

Melvin Saltzman, MD

Leyland Thomas, MD

Ricki Loar, Ph.D., APRN

For more information, please call us at 618.857.2700.