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Centennial Medical Group is proud to announce a Patient Portal where patients are able to schedule appointments and access their records online.

 

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Our Services

  • GASTROINTESTINAL EVALUATIONS

    The evaluation may include endoscopy testing, Labs, and imaging focused on specific GI complaint and diagnosis for the patient.

  • COLONOSCOPY SCREENING

    Screening for the general population begins at the age of 50.  Exam visualizes the entire colon.  The goal of testing is to reduce colon cancer risk.

  • UPPER ENDOSCOPY

    Evaluation of esophagus, stomach, and beginning of the small intestine.  An Upper Endoscopy can diagnose Barrett's esophagus, gastric ulcers, and celiac disease.

  • MANAGEMENT OF LIVER DISEASE

    This includes routine laboratory testing and for some patients imaging of the liver every 6 months.  Documenting and monitoring health of the liver is of utmost importance as it is a vital organ.

  • MANAGEMENT OF HEPATITIS C

    This Diagnosis is made by blood testing.  Liver biopsy is done for patient who would be interested in pursuing Hepatitis C treatment.  Biopsy will give information to determine if the patient should pursue treatment.  New treatments are shorter in duration, generally well tolerated, and are very effective at eradicating the Hepatitis C virus.

Dr. Gerald Engstrom is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in gastroenterology.

 

For more than 25 years, Dr. Engstrom has been expertly serving the needs of physicians and patients throughout Douglas County.

 

In his practice, Dr. Engstrom provides routine screenings, to diagnostic GI evaluations for more serious health issues.   He and his office staff are committed to serving all patients with dignity and respect.

About Dr. Engstrom

Dr. Engstrom is board certified in gastroenterology.

 

Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School

 

Residency: University of Wisconsin Medical School

 

Fellowship: University of California, Irvine

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Screening saves lives - New Info

The ColoRectalC ancer  (CRC) screening tests are now grouped into cancer prevention

tests and cancer detection tests.

 

Colonoscopy every 10 years, beginning at age 50, remains the preferred CRC screening strategy.  Learn more here -

http://gi.org/guideline/colorectal-cancer-screening/

 

 

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