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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the New Orleans area that includes 21 physicians with three office locations. These physicians, along with three additional local gastroenterologists, comprise the medical staff of its three affiliated endoscopy centers – MGA Gastrointestinal Diagnostic & Therapeutic Centers. Our Board Certified doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties, including colon cancer screening procedures, treatment of GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and treatment of diseases of the liver and pancreas. Our centers have received the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s Certificate of Recognition of Quality in Endoscopy.

If you’re looking for advanced, comprehensive GI patient care, contact your primary care physician for referral to us or call us to inquire about an appointment.

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5 Natural Sources of Probiotics 1/22/2015 : Consuming probiotics can help your body maintain its natural balance of gut flora and can help restore that balance when it has been thrown off kilter by sickness, stress or antibiotics.  
Socioeconomic Disparities in Colon Cancer Deaths 1/15/2015 : The American Cancer Society reports that half of all premature colon cancer deaths in Americans aged 25 to 64 are linked to ethnic, socioeconomic and geographic inequalities, and therefore could be prevented.  
Increasing Fiber Could Lower Your Weight 1/8/2015 : Findings in a recent study indicate that increasing your intake of dietary fiber can actually promote weight loss and encourage healthier eating overall.  
Oral Drug Prevents Colon Polyps in Recent Animal Study 1/2/2015 : Individuals who are genetically predisposed to colon cancer are also likely to develop intestinal inflammation before signs of cancer appear. Inflammatory cells in the colon become increasingly common after the age of 50.  

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Nearly 75 percent of colon cancer cases have no prior family history and most have no symptoms.
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