Gastroenterology focuses on the digestive system. Gastroenterologists have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine , and biliary system.

Gastroenterologists specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of the following symptoms and conditions:

  • Abdominal pain and discomfort
  • Bleeding in the digestive tract
  • Cancer (e.g., colorectal cancer, stomach [gastric] cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer)
  • Constipation and diarrhea
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Diverticular disease and other diseases of the colon (e.g., polyps, irritable bowel syndrome [IBS], colitis, Crohn's disease)
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Inflammation in the digestive tract (e.g., gastritis)
  • Liver disease (e.g., hepatitis, jaundice)
  • Malabsorption disorders (e.g., celiac disease, lactose intolerance)
  • Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting
  • Ulcers
  • Unexplained weight loss


Archbold Gastroenterologists provide comprehensive gastroenterology services, treatments and procedures using the most advanced technologies. Below is a list of the procedures our specialists perform.

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pillcam)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Chloangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Bravo 48 Hour pH Monitor
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Percutaneous Gastrostomy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Lactose Intolerance Test


Our patient resources and patient portal make it convenient for you to securely access your patient records, pay your bill and access patient forms online.

Digestive Disease Center of South Georgia
Archbold Gastroenterology Group


Digestive Disease Center of South Georgia
Archbold Gastroenterology Group

112 Mimosa Drive, Thomasville, GA, 31792

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