Ashley River Tower

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Digestive Disease Center

Located in the second floor of the Patient Tower, Ashley River Tower houses the Digestive Disease Center. The Digestive Disease Center provides multidisciplinary patient-friendly, cost-effective patient care, and pursues the research and teaching necessary to enhance the delivery of care. The diverse and international team develops new techniques, and is dedicated to their scientific evaluation. This work includes emphasis on consensus definitions of patients, lesions, intervention and outcomes, and their incorporation in electronic databases.

A State-of-the-Art New Home

Located inside Ashley River Tower, the Digestive Disease Center will establish a central location for the center’s seasoned team of nationally and internationally recognized specialists and an expanded facility for the Bariatric Surgery Program. In addition, the center will include MUSC’s surgical oncology division specializing in gastrointestinal cancers and integrate the latest medical technology, including laparoscopic surgical suites and advanced endoscopic equipment.

Patient Services

The Digestive Disease Center provides comprehensive clinical services for patients with known or suspected digestive disorders, incorporating a number of clinical disciplines coordinated within four sections or modules: liver disease; pancreatic and biliary disease; gastrointestinal cancer; and general gastroenterology/functional and inflammatory bowel disease. Services/treatments include:

  • Medical Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Nutrition
  • Esophageal
  • Upper Intestinal
  • Colorectal
  • Pancreatic, Biliary and Hepatic Surgery
  • Liver, Pancreas and Small Bowel Transplantation
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology (Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology)
  • Pediatric services

MUSC recognizes that optimum patient care frequently requires a multidisciplinary approach, cutting across the traditional distinctions between medicine, surgery and radiology. The Digestive Disease Center works with experts from various disciplines including gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, and hepatologists who work together to provide the utmost in patient care.

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