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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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Time Running Out to Schedule Your Year-End Colonoscopy 12/18/2014 : If you’re due for a colonoscopy, it’s a great idea to clear a few days on your calendar and schedule your procedure before the year ends. Here are just a few reasons why having your colonoscopy now could be beneficial.  
7 Ways Potential Patients Can Assess ASC Quality 12/16/2014 : With health care reform and increasing transparency, there are more and more resources being devoted to developing reliable and easy-to-use tools for patients to make better informed choices on quality (and cost).  
Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduced When Healthy Habits are Combined 12/4/2014 : Researchers from the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrueck in Nuthetal found that 22 percent of men and 11 percent of women who developed colorectal cancer could have prevented the disease by adopting six lifestyle behaviors.  
What Does it Mean to Be an Accredited Surgery Center? 12/2/2014 : Center and corporate staff devote their efforts to understanding, implementing and documenting the ways in which each surgery center meets (or exceeds) the specifications required for accreditation.  

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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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