Is it Your Gallbladder? Dr. Cotton Shallcross shares what you should know about upper abdominal pain. Click here to view pdf
Dr. Kenneth Sigman with Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates discusses Colon Cancer on Fox 6
Click the video link below to view BGA physicians answering questions regarding colon cancer awareness View Video
By: Kenneth M. Sigman, MD Mention the pancreas to most non-medical people and you will get a questioning stare. Most do not know where it is, its functions or the diseases that can affect it. Mention the pancreas to most medical professionals and the reactions will most likely be dread and fear of its disease… Read More »
Join Owen McLean, MD, with Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, as he talks about gallbladder, constipation, and reflux issues, and how to treat them. A registrered dietitian will also share dietary recommendations for various digestive disorders. You have probably heard the buzz. Is a gluten-free diet right for you? Hear what our… Read More »
The American Gastroenterology Association has compiled a list of 5 things that both physicians and patients should ask. When you have a lot of questions to ask your physician, plan ahead, so you won’t forget what you want to ask. Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question
This year’s Birmingham Live Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Conference is scheduled for August 24, 2013. BGA’s own Dr. Kenneth Sigman and Dr. Craig Philpot are among the presenters. Continuing Education credit available for physicians and nurses. Click here for more information.
I had always taken my health for granted. Aside from the occasional flu or sore throat, my visits to the doctor were a breeze. This all changed in July, 2012. I had noticed after visiting the bathroom there was a small amount of blood or what I thought looked like blood. The first time I… Read More »
Esophageal Cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the esophagus-a long hollow tube that runs from your throat to your stomach. It carries food after swallowed to your stomach for digestion. Symptoms of esophageal cancer include: Difficulty swallowing Unexplained weight loss Chest pain, pressure, or burning Fatigue Frequent choking while eating Indigestion… Read More »
Dr. Craig Philpot with Birmingham Gastroenterology discusses the difference between heartburn and cardiac pain. Download
Dr. Rajat Parikh, a gastroenterologist with Birmingham Gastroenterology answers questions about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), it’s symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. Fox 6 Noon News Ask the Doc, February 25, 2013.
Dr. Kenneth Sigman was named in the 2012 Best Doctors List which was featured in the December issue of Birmingham Magazine. Congratulations on this honor, Dr. Sigman.
Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer and is often curable if caught early. The lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is equal among men and women. Colorectal cancer can strike at any age but is most common after the age of 50. As you age, the risk of colon cancer… Read More »
“J-P Dice is checking in again with us on his cancer journey. A few months ago, he shared with FOX6 viewers that he was fighting colorectal cancer and was on track to being healthy.” To read more of the Fox 6 article, click here.
Dr. Mark Janich, a gastroenterologist with Brookwood Medical Center answers questions about IBD, it’s symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. Fox 6 Noon News Ask the Doc, November 12, 2012.
J-P Dice speaks with Dr. Craig Philpot about the importance of colonoscopy, even if you’re not 50, the standard age of screening. View the Video that aired on Fox 6 News.
Please join us for the: Birmingham Live Advanced Endoscopy Conference ERCP/EUS/HALO For Physicians, Nurses & Assistants Saturday, August 25, 2012 (Conference Dinner Friday, August 24) Please view this downloadable form for full details.
Dr. Rajat Parikh discussing and answering viewer questions about Reflux Disease.
Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Sigman for participating in the Mercedes Marathon.