The UW Health Digestive Health Center is made of a team of some of the best gastroenterologists, hepatologists, colorectal surgeons, radiologists and anesthesiologists all working together in pursuit of medical excellence in gastrointestinal health. Our goal is to prevent, diagnose and treat digestive tract disorders, while providing the highest level of quality care and compassion to our patients.


At the heart of the Digestive Health Center's success is our team approach, which brings the experts directly to our patients. From initial visit through diagnosis, treatment and after care, you will have nationally known specialists working with you every step of the way, providing guidance, experience, innovation and results.


UW Health Digestive Health Services: Team of health care providers 

Our Care


UW Health Digestive Health specialists provide team care related to the digestive tract, liver and pancreas:

Colonoscopy 101

Colonoscopy 101


You have the power to stop colorectal cancer before it starts. Learn more


View the inside of a colon during a colonoscopy. Watch the video


Colon cancer is the fourth-most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. With regular screening, it can be prevented. Learn more

UW Health Digestive Health Services: Colonoscopy Frequently Asked Questions

Colonoscopy FAQs


Are you 50-75 years of age? Do you have a personal or family history of colorectal cancer? If you answered yes to either question, then you need to be screened for colorectal cancer.


Check out our FAQs

UW Health Digestive Health Services: Five Myths about Colonoscopy

Five Myths


We've heard them all, but these five myths keep popping up. Don't let them stop you from getting a colonoscopy. It could save your life!


Five Myths About Colonoscopies