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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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