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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the New Orleans area that includes 21 physicians with three office locations. These physicians, along with three additional local gastroenterologists, comprise the medical staff of its three affiliated endoscopy centers – MGA Gastrointestinal Diagnostic & Therapeutic Centers. Our Board Certified doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties, including colon cancer screening procedures, treatment of GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and treatment of diseases of the liver and pancreas. Our centers have received the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s Certificate of Recognition of Quality in Endoscopy.

If you’re looking for advanced, comprehensive GI patient care, contact your primary care physician for referral to us or call us to inquire about an appointment.

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Probiotics May Lower Blood Pressure 9/18/2014 : Yogurt is a convenient little snack that builds strong bones and promotes healthy digestion. And according to new research, it just might lower your blood pressure too.  
How Stress Affects Your Weight and Digestion 9/11/2014 : When you’re feeling stressed, your central nervous system goes into survival mode and shuts down blood-flow to your midsection, decreases output of digestive enzymes and affects digestive muscle contractions.  
Ovarian Cancer Awareness 9/4/2014 : “You just GOT TEAL’D!” Don’t be surprised if you hear these words during the month of September, because it’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  
New Nutrition Guidelines for Preventing Cancer 8/28/2014 : New research published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows six dietary guidelines that can help lower the risk of cancer, and the overall recommendation is to build your meals around fruits, vegetables and legumes.  

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