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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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ACA Coverage of Colonoscopies 10/30/2014 : But if you’ve been avoiding a colonoscopy because you’re afraid of the bill, you may not need to worry. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), your colonoscopy could be mostly covered – or completely free!  
Public Stool Bank Makes FMT More Accessible 10/23/2014 : FMT is an extremely promising treatment, which involves taking stool from a healthy donor and administering it to the patient through an enema, nasogastric tube or colonoscopy.  
Corporate Wellness Programs 10/16/2014 : Corporate wellness programs have recently skyrocketed in popularity, due to the fact that they improve employees’ health and job satisfaction, all while cutting costs and increasing productivity for employers.  
Breast Cancer Awareness Means Colon Cancer Awareness Too 10/9/2014 : The Screen This Too! campaign encourages women everywhere to advocate for their own health by requesting the necessary screenings for both breast and colon cancer.  

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Nearly 75 percent of colon cancer cases have no prior family history and most have no symptoms.
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