A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports intriguiging findings regarding body composition and obesity.Read More
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.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) temporarily reduce symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but a GI doctor can treat the root cause of heartburn.Read More
A recent study links exercise with a decreased risk of developing abnormal colon tissue or polyps that can lead to colon cancer.Read More