Speciality Clinics

All of our GI doctors have had extensive training in the field of gastroenterology and can treat most diseases and disorders of the digestive tract, liver, and pancreas.

Specialty Clinics

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates have established Specialty Clinics across the New Orleans area in an effort to provide our patients with convenient, regular access to a variety of area medical specialists. Our patients benefit from highly-trained GI specialists and the latest advancements in screening and therapeutics for the best possible outcomes. Patient care is compassionate, personal, and timely. We do everything possible to meet your appointment and scheduling needs, answer your questions, provide patient education, and direct you to other health care resources.

Clinics Provide Every Patient With:

  • A complete all-encompassing review of medical records prior to the initial consultation to assure an efficient, cost-effective visit.
  • Coordinated clinic care in which any additional tests are scheduled on the day of consultation whenever possible.
  • Complete consultation and information sharing with the primary care/referring physician.
  • Reports to the referring physician, usually within hours of the visit.
  • Comprehensive educational materials.
  • An opportunity to meet with a dietitian to discuss concerns or special needs.


Conditions Treated: Viral hepatitis B and C, chronic active hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, benign and malignant liver tumors, cholangiocarcinoma and gallbladder disease.

Location: Metairie Office

Physicians: Dr. Marino, Dr. Catinis

Appointments: (504) 456-8020

GI Oncology

Detection and Treatment of: Cancers of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, and rectum.

Location: Westbank Office

Physician: Dr. Reiss

Appointments: (504) 349-6423

Women's Clinic

Female physician and all-female staff. Click here to learn more.

Comprehensive, Collaborative Care by and for Women: Celiac disease, colorectal cancer, constipation, diarrhea, fecal incontinence, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hepatitis and other liver diseases, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), swallowing disorders and gastrointestinal disorders in pregnancy.

Location: Uptown Office

Physician: Dr. Lemann

Appointments: (504) 896-8670


Conditions Treated: Anorectal function testing, evaluation of constipation and fecal incontinence, hemorrhoids.

Location: All offices

Physicians: Dr. Wegmann, Dr. Awtrey, Dr. Reddy

Appointments: (504) 456-8020, (504) 456-8670, (504) 349-6401

Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD

Conditions Treated: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Latest modalities for diagnosis and treatment: Bravo, Barrett’s ablation, Stretta

Location: Westbank Office

Physician: Dr. Pollack

Appointments: (504) 349-6401

Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Conditions Treated: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Location: Metairie Office

Physician: Dr. Brenner

Appointments: (504) 456-8020