- For our clinic information, specialty clinics, procedure information and more, please visit the Digestive and Liver Health section on UofMHealth.org.
- New Patient Questionnaire
- Michigan Medicine Patient and Visitor Guide
- M-Line - for referrals and consultation information
- Consult Request Guidelines - GI and hepatic conditions
- GI / Hepatology Clinic Locations
- U-M GI / Hepatology Physician and Patient Liaisons
- Direct Access Endoscopy - Michigan Medicine offers the option of "Direct Access Endoscopy" to referring physicians in an attempt to expedite patient care. This program provides:
- Primary Care Providers can schedule standard diagnostic endoscopic procedures on stable adult patients quickly and without need of prior consultations.
- Full-time faculty members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will perform all procedures.
- Procedural reports will be faxed to the ordering physician and any additional reports (such as biopsy and cytology) from analysis of tissue samples obtained at the time of the procedure will be forwarded subsequently.
- Primary Care Providers maintain control of and responsibility for the patient's care.
- Referring physicians will be responsible for the interpretation of the clinical significance of the endoscopic findings, as well as for arranging for any appropriate further evaluation or treatment.
- Should the findings warrant further discussion, members of the Division are available for consultation.
- EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
- EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
These procedures may be scheduled for stable persons with appropriate indications. Exclusion criteria for these procedures are outlined on the requisition and will prompt a nurse review and may require a clinic visit prior to the procedure.
Download and complete the appropriate requisition. The forms will provide important patient information to the endoscopist. If you have any other clinical information about the patient that you believe would be useful to the endoscopist, please fax it with the completed requisition:
Why choose the U-M Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology?
- We provide the highest quality of care and offer the most cutting-edge therapeutics available.
- Our physicians, along with GI radiologists, surgeons, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, nurses, and dietitians, provide care for all forms of digestive and liver diseases. We have a variety of programs and clinics in communities throughout Michigan.
- We have established a number of clinical centers of excellence including the Esophageal Disorders Program, the Functional Bowel Disorders Program, the Hepatology Program, the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program, the Interventional Endoscopy Program, the multidisciplinary Michigan Bowel Control Program, and the Wilson Disease Program.
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