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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

Why Choose Our GI Doctors?

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the New Orleans area that includes 22 gastroenterologists with three office locations. These physicians, along with three additional local GI doctors, comprise the medical staff of its three affiliated endoscopy centers – MGA Gastrointestinal Diagnostic & Therapeutic Centers. Our centers have received the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s Certificate of Recognition of Quality in Endoscopy.

For Your Visit

We provide state-of-the-art medical care to patients through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and liver disease. Our GI doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties.

At Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates, our gastroenterologists know your time is valuable. That's why we provide online access to a variety of forms that patients may complete before their visit. The following documents will help us expedite the check-in process for your appointment. Please take a moment to download and print the appropriate form(s).

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates accepts most major insurances, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna. If your insurance requires authorization for an office visit, please contact your referring physician for that authorization prior to calling for an appointment.

With our online bill pay option, you can securely make a payment for your service online with no hassles.

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Gastroenterology News

Body Fat Location Can Double Risk of Colon Cancer Death

A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports intriguiging findings regarding body composition and obesity.

Trade Your Heartburn Pill for a Visit to an Expert GI Doctor

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) temporarily reduce symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but a GI doctor can treat the root cause of heartburn.

New Study Says Physical Activity Can Prevent Colon Cancer

A recent study links exercise with a decreased risk of developing abnormal colon tissue or polyps that can lead to colon cancer.

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