Digestive Health Services
Our mission is to provide the highest quality primary, secondary, and tertiary care for patients with digestive diseases efficiently and compassionately in a coordinated, collaborative, patient-centered manner. We strive to provide best practices for local patients and state-of-the-art referral services for regional patients to receive follow up care close to home.
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Our team includes Gastroenterologists, Esophageal Surgeons, and Colon and Rectal Surgeons who collaborate with each other and your primary care physician to provide you with the best possible treatment and care.
Insurance Plans Accepted
We accept most major health insurance plans, including HMO's, PPO's, and Medicare.
- Health Insurance Plans accepted in Contra Costa County including at the Concord Medical Center, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, and Walnut Creek Medical Center.
Conditions and Treatments
CLINICAL MINUTES: EARLY ONSET COLORECTAL CANCER
Dr. Piyush Aggarwal, Colon and Rectal Surgeon, discusses common symptoms associated with colorectal cancer, and how our multidisciplinary tumor board works together to treat each individual case.
CLINICAL MINUTES: COLON & RECTAL CANCER PROGRAMS
Samuel Oommen, MD, Director of John Muir Health Colon and Rectal Program provides an update of the latest technology and approach to colorectal surgery including minimally invasive robotic surgery.
CLINICAL MINUTES: COLON CANCER SCREENING
Drew Schembre, MD, Medical Director for John Muir Health Digestive Health Services, explains the importance of colon screening in the prevention of colon cancer.
CLINICAL MINUTES: BALLOON-ASSISTED DEEP ENTEROSCOPY
Matthew Chin, MD, Gastroenterologist, discusses benefits of balloon-assisted deep enteroscopy along with competing tests for small bowel examination.
CLINICAL MINUTES: QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT ROBOTIC COLORECTAL SURGERY
Piyush Aggarwal, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon, provides and answers some common questions that patients who are seeking robotic colorectal surgery may have.
Awards & Recognition
Our rectal cancer program is the first in the nation to be recognized as a center of excellence by the American College of Surgeons, National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer.