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    Digestive Diseases & Nutrition

    Chief: Terrence Barrett, MD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Division of Digestive Diseases & Nutrition specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases affecting the digestive system and provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic services. Our laboratory performs studies such as esophageal pH monitoring, breath hydrogen testing and esophageal motility. Faculty pursue major clinical and research activities in inflammatory bowel disease, ulcer disease, therapeutic endoscopy, nutritional evaluation and support and liver disease. Specialized clinics are available for inflammatory bowel disease, heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease, liver disease/transplant, women’s gastrointestinal issues, home nutrition and therapeutic endoscopy.

    For patient appointments: 859-323-0079    Fax: 859-257-9501

  • Specialties

    • Abdominal pain syndromes
    • Alcoholic liver disease
    • Celiac disease
    • Colitis
    • Colitis-induced dysplasia
    • Colorectal neoplasms and colon cancer screening
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
    • Diarrhea
    • Endoscopic feeding tube placement (PEG, PEJ)
    • Esophageal disorders
    • Gastric mucosal injury including ulcers
    • Gastroduodenal diseases
    • Gastroesophageal reflux
    • Gastrointestinal bleeding
    • Genetic hemochromatosis
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatobiliary disease
    • Inflammatory bowel diseases
    • Jaundice
    • Liver diseases
    • Malabsorption
    • Nutrition evaluation and support
    • Pancreatic diseases
    • Porphyrin iron overload
    • Ulcerative colitis