Gastroenterology is changing rapidly in the 21st century, and at the Center for Gastrointestinal Health we provide the most up-to-date, skilled, and experienced services in this important medical specialty.  Dr. Ahmed’s practice is devoted to the full range of GI diseases and conditions.  These include the evaluation and treatment of heartburn, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, abnormal liver tests and precancerous or cancerous growths of the GI tract.  Evaluation of such problems is usually performed first by obtaining a history and performing a physical examination, and then, if indicated, by obtaining additional blood tests, radiological studies, or by performing an endoscopic examination.

Dr. Ahmed performs the latest diagnostic testing in gastroenterology and employs modern treatment techniques to treat such cases as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, difficulty in swallowing and hepatitis.  In addition, he encourages screening for colon cancer and is committed to colon cancer prevention. We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their digestive care. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a tailored treatment program with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your digestive trouble, we’ll work together to find the answers that will reassure you and bring you relief.  We are dedicated to preserving your digestive health and providing the advanced care you deserve. 

Dr. Ahmed further specializes in the diagnosis and treatment  of some of the most common diseases/conditions of the biliary and pancreatic systems including but not limited to: abnormalities of the pancreatic and bile ducts, acute pancreatitis, treatment of bile and pancreatic duct stones and strictures, pancreatic pseudocysts, chronic pancreatitis and Sphincter of Oddi disorders. Our practice is one of the largest centers for management of Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction and pancreatobiliary disorders in the Greater Saint Louis area.

We work closely with our patients and their families, with referring physicians, and with consulting specialists. We take pride in providing you with a comfortable office experience.  We invite you to call our office with any questions or to schedule an appointment. You can also contact us via the office hours link on this website. Thank you for choosing The Center for Gastrointestinal Health and placing your trust in us.  On behalf of our entire staff, we wish you the best of health. 

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