A colonoscopy can detect early stage colorectal cancer before symptoms develop, and life-threatening complications follow

Upper Endoscopy

Symptoms of a personal medical history that suggests disease or irregularities in your digestive tract, an upper endoscopy can help.


These swollen veins that occur in the rectum and around the anus cause discomfort, pain, and sometimes bleeding.

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux affects many people on occasion, but when it becomes a regular challenge, and your symptoms interfere with your day-to-day life, it deserves expert medical attention.

Barrett’s Esophagus

Ongoing acid reflux puts you at risk for Barrett’s esophagus. This condition causes precancerous changes in the lining of your esophagus with symptoms such as heartburn and a sore throat.

Gastrointestinal Cancer

If you’re dealing with any cancer of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, small or large intestine, rectum, anus, or biliary system, it’s a form of gastrointestinal cancer.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects about three million people in the United States. It disrupts digestion, causing painful bloating and abdominal pain, and leads to diarrhea and/or constipation.

Anorectal Disorders

Anorectal disorders range from more mild conditions, such as hemorrhoids, to those that are serious, such as cancer.

Liver Disease

A liver disease can lead to serious complications, including cirrhosis. Evaluation and treatment for a liver disease can help you recover or manage your condition.

EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection)

A procedure to remove precancerous, early-stage cancer or other abnormal tissues (lesions) from the digestive tract.

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

A procedure to diagnose and treat problems in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas.

EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)

A minimally invasive procedure to assess digestive (gastrointestinal) and lung diseases.

Contact Us

Athens Digestive Healthcare Associates
1360 Caduceus Way, Suite 101
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: 706-850-4985

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed