About the USC Digestive Health Center

The USC Digestive Health Center is a recognized leader in the care of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, providing comprehensive and innovative medical and surgical treatment options, as well as state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies. Our renowned physicians take a patient-centered, integrated team approach using the best in evidence-based medicine, progressive technology and innovative treatment options for complex gastrointestinal disease. Patients are evaluated by a highly specialized team who work in collaboration with our nationally recognized GI and medical oncology specialists. Utilizing superior diagnostic and treatment modalities, Keck Medicine of USC’s experienced team provides patients with a thorough evaluation and accurate diagnosis to ensure that all patients receive care that is second to none. Read More »

Specialty Areas

Biliary/Pancreatic Disease

The biliary and pancreatic program at Keck Medicine of USC is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind regionally. Our physicians have specialized expertise pioneering innovative treatments and offering comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with biliary and pancreatic diseases.

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Colon and Small Bowel

A multidisciplinary team of specialists evaluate each patient to ensure proper diagnosis for patients facing challenging issues related to the colon or small bowel. The state-of-the-art care provided at our medical center offers certain treatments completely unique to Keck Medicine of USC.

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Esophageal/Stomach

The Esophageal and Stomach Disorders program at our medical center is one of the largest of its kind in the country. Program specialists deliver patient-centered, comprehensive care from diagnosis to recovery by a multidisciplinary team of experts, including experts in medicine, surgery, oncology, imaging and occupational therapy.

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GI Cancer (including esophageal, stomach, colon and biliary/pancreatic)

The Gastrointestinal Cancer Program at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the premier GI Oncology Programs in the USA. We have developed unique treatment approaches taking advantage of multidisciplinary tumor boards including the newest molecular profiling technologies and providing access to latest novel drugs in clinical trials. We are treating thousands of complex cancer cases that encompass all gastrointestinal malignancies, including those of the esophagus, stomach, small bowl, colon, rectal, biliary and pancreas. We offer patient-centered, individualized care embedded into a comprehensive evaluation by experts in surgery, radiology, radiation oncology, chemotherapy, gastroenterology, clinical trials, basic science, genetics, social work and patient advocacy comprised of a multidisciplinary group of specialists representing surgery, medicine, pathology, radiology, radiation oncology and oncology.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Our doctors understand that every case of IBD is unique and are focused on finding the right treatment to manage each patient’s symptoms with consideration to their individual lifestyle. Access to clinical trials and cutting-edge medicine keep us at the forefront of discoveries for IBD.

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Liver Disease (including hep C, fatty liver and liver transplant)

We are dedicated to providing coordinated, comprehensive care as well as advancing research in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the liver. As a patient, you will receive personalized, patient-centered care by a team of highly skilled experts from a wide range of specialties, determined by your particular treatment and procedure needs.

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Therapeutic Endoscopy

Keck Medicine of USC therapeutic endoscopy specialists have tremendous experience to integrate this advanced procedure appropriately for a patient’s treatment and medical management plan. With a focus on minimally invasive procedures and non-surgical approaches, the therapeutic endoscopy is an imperative piece of the digestive program at our medical center.

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Weight Loss

With a proven track record of maintaining one of the best surgical outcomes in California, our highly respected weight loss program is continuously helps patients through a variety of weight management techniques, surgical interventions and overall patient-doctor teamwork.

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USC Digestive Health Center Programs

Patient Stories

Weight LossBig Win For Weight Loss

Shant Kiyork struggled with his weight for years. He dieted, exercised, lost weight, and inevitably gained back what he lost and then some. Fearing that his own attempts to control his ever-greater weight were failing, he chose to have laparoscopic gastric banding surgery, commonly called lap-band surgery, in 2006. Read More »

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Locations

hc2Healthcare Center 1
1510 San Pablo St., Los Angeles, CA 90033
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hc1Healthcare Center 2
1520 San Pablo St., Los Angeles, CA 90033
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norris-compHealthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St., Suite 6200 Los Angeles, CA 90033
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norris-compUSC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033
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