Hugh Chatham Health – Gastroenterology uses only the most advanced technology and equipment to perform procedures and treatments.
Hugh Chatham Health – Gastroenterology
We provide comprehensive services in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon (large intestine), gallbladder and attached bile ducts, the liver, and the pancreas.
We use only the most advanced technology and equipment to perform procedures and treatments. In our state-of-the-art endoscopy center, we provide colonoscopy and endoscopy while assuring patients the ultimate in privacy, convenience, and quality treatment.
The practice is overseen by board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Sarba Kundu, and physician assistant Joe Argenta.
Colonoscopy Preparation Guides
Hugh Chatham Health operating room patient satisfaction rates for GI are in the 99th percentile for the country, and our equipment features the newest technology in the area for gastrointestinal diagnostic procedures.
Our state-of-the-art equipment gives the best possible images to screen, diagnose and treat GI-related illnesses and diseases. Our staff is concerned about maintaining patient safety and privacy at all times.
Our state-of-the-art clinic and endoscopy suite assures patients the ultimate in privacy, convenience and treatment. Our facility is licensed, Joint Commission accredited and staffed with experienced ACLS certified RNs and CRNAs.
Hugh Chatham Health Gastroenterology provides a variety of technically-advanced services for treating a range of conditions, including:
- Celiac disease
- Chronic constipation
- Chronic diarrhea
- Crohn’s disease
- Diverticulosis and diverticulitis
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Lactose intolerance
- Swallowing disorders
- Ulcerative colitis
- Ulcers of the stomach and duodenum
Common Procedures Performed
- Colonoscopy with or without polypectomy
- Endoscopic exams and therapy
- Enteral and parenteral nutrition
- Esophagus dilation
- Esophageal motility
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Hydrogen Breath Test
- Injections offered include Cimzia, Humira, as well as Remicade, an IV infusion for Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis
- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
201 West Main Street, Elkin, NC
Hugh Chatham News
Hugh Chatham Health Announces Family Residency Program
Elkin, NC, January 29, 2024 Hugh Chatham Health is excited to announce the launch of a new family medicine rural residency program. To celebrate this venture, an event …Read More
Hugh Chatham Health Welcomes New Urologist
Elkin, NC, January 10, 2024 On December 18th, 2023, Hugh Chatham officially welcomed urologist, J. Daniell Rackley, MD, to Hugh Chatham Health Medical Group. Dr. Rackley brings a …Read More
Hugh Chatham Health Recognized as Cleanest Hospital in North Carolina
Elkin, NC, November 2023 Hugh Chatham Health has been recognized as the cleanest hospital in North Carolina five times in the last year by Press Ganey. The monthly …Read More
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Hugh Chatham Health Welcomes OB/GYN Physician
Elkin, NC, October 17, 2023 On Aug. 21, Hugh Chatham officially welcomed OB/GYN physician, Kristen Stille, MD, to Hugh Chatham Health Medical Group. Dr. Stille brings a wealth …Read More
Hugh Chatham Health Welcomes Endocrinologist
Elkin, NC, September 4, 2023 On Aug. 14, Hugh Chatham officially welcomed endocrinologist James O’Hare, MD, to Hugh Chatham Health Medical Group. Dr. O’Hare brings a wealth of …Read More
Hugh Chatham Health Recognized for High-Quality Stroke Care
Elkin, NC, August 8, 2023 Hugh Chatham Health has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award for its commitment …Read More
Hugh Chatham Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review
Elkin, NC, August 2, 2023 Hugh Chatham Health has been recognized as one of 153 “Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a trade magazine and website for …Read More
Hugh Chatham Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician
Elkin, NC, July 13, 2023 On July 24, 2023, Hugh Chatham will officially welcome internal medicine physician, Alan Casciola, DO, to Hugh Chatham Health Medical Group. Dr. Casciola …Read More
Advances in Healthcare Recognized at Local Hospital
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Fourteen Surry-Yadkin Works Students Sign with Hugh Chatham Health as Apprentices and PRNs
Surry Community College, Dobson, NC, June 20, 2023, “Fourteen Surry-Yadkin Works Students Sign with Hugh Chatham Health as Apprentices and PRNs [https://surry.edu/news/fourteen-surry-yadkin-works-interns-sign-with-hugh-chatham-health-as-apprentices-and-prns] Fourteen area students have completed pre-apprenticeships …Read More
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