- March 2013
New Gastroenterology Specialty Clinic
In January, Eisenhower Medical Center opened a new Gastroenterology Specialty Clinic with Board Certified Gastroenterologists Noel Curry, MD and James Conti, MD. Gastroenterologists specialize in the digestive system and related disorders affecting the gastrointestinal (or GI) tract. Consultations occur in the clinic and procedures are conducted in Rancho Mirage at two convenient locations. Procedures performed by Dr. Curry and Dr. Conti include colonoscopies, endoscopies, capsule endoscopies and esophageal manometry.
The Clinic is located in Rancho Mirage on the Eisenhower campus in the Bob Hope Classic Medical Building, Suite 101.
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States but it is also one of the most preventable types of cancer. Early detection means early treatment — early stage colon cancer is one of the most curable cancers.
Colonoscopies are recommended for people 50 and older as an important means of detecting polyps and other cancerous or benign growths in the colon. People with a family history of colon cancer should also consult with a gastroenterologist.
For more information, or to make an appointment with a physician at the Eisenhower Gastroenterology Specialty Clinic, call 760-773-2882.