Ask for Early Colon Cancer Screening Based on Your Family History
If colon cancer runs in your family, it could affect your colon cancer screening age – the age when you should begin getting screened for the disease.
If colon cancer runs in your family, it could affect your colon cancer screening age – the age when you should begin getting screened for the disease.Read More
Staying well during the coronavirus pandemic is important, but are you sacrificing your colon health by delaying what could be a life-saving colonoscopy? You may think staying at home is a way you can do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but having a colonoscopy is a basic form of preventive care that could save your life.Read More
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but most cases are preventable with routine colonoscopies. According to AMSURG, a leading national healthcare group, more than 200,000 colonoscopies were missed in 2020.Read More
Our GI doctors and staff are well-trained and ready to assist you in any way possible.Meet Our GI Doctors
The gastroenterologists and staff at Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the greater New Orleans community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including Crohn’s Disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is skilled in performing a myriad of digestive procedures, including colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy.
Our gastroenterologists not only meet but exceed U.S. benchmarks for quality in colonoscopy. See Our Scores Here.
Additionally, our patients value the compassionate care they received from our GI doctors and say they are likely to recommend our center for GI procedures. 89 percent of patients report satisfaction, and 86 percent say they are likely to recommend us to family and friends. See what they had to say here.
When it comes to reviews, our patients highly rate the care they received from our doctors and staff, commending us on our professionalism and friendliness. One patient provided this five-star review: “The staff at Metro GI is diversified, which is important in metro New Orleans. They are very warm and friendly. I felt as though I was a member of their family. Their demeanor, while pleasantly relaxed, presented a very professional milieu; this balance was truly refreshing.”