Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

Why Choose Us?

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the New Orleans area that includes 22 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 centers have received the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’s Certificate of Recognition of Quality in Endoscopy.

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For Your Visit

We provide state-of-the-art medical care to patients through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and liver disease. Our doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties.

Patient Forms

At Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates, your time is as valuable to us as it is to you. That's why we provide online access to a variety of forms that patients may complete before their visit.

Insurance and Billing

If your insurance requires authorization for an office visit, please contact your referring physician for that authorization prior to calling for an appointment.

Online Bill Pay

With our online bill pay option, you can securely make a payment for your service online with no hassles.

Meet the Doctors


Daily Brushing Prevents More Than Just Cavities

​Your dentist already recommends twice daily brushing to fight plaque and prevent cavities, but now, you may start hearing the same advice from your gastroenterologist. New findings suggest that regular brushing could help prevent colon cancer.

Study Suggests Women May Be Able to Lower PPI Dose

A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology found that most women can tolerate lower doses of these medications while experiencing the same reflux-fighting benefits, thus reducing their risk of long-term side effects.

How Much Exercise Is Needed for Disease Prevention?

Teams of researchers from Australia and the United States analyzed 174 studies which examined the effect that different types of exercise and different levels of exercise had on the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, colon cancer, and breast cancer.

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