Digestive Disease

Digestive diseases may cause heartburn, abdominal pain or bloating.  They are sometimes caused by serious conditions like stomach, pancreas or colon cancers, infections (eg Helicobacter pylori) and inflammation of the digestive tract.  However, more commonly, they are caused by digestive function disorders like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

The management of digestive diseases involves excluding serious conditions and controlling symptoms. This may require investigations, which include an endoscopy and scans of the digestive organs. In severe cases, evaluations such as esophageal reflux studies, hydrogen breath tests and gastrointestinal motility tests may help to guide treatment.

We offer a comprehensive service including:

  • Endoscopy (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy)

  • Endoscopy ultrasound

  • Helicobacter pylori breath test

  • Hydrogen breath test

  • Wireless esophageal reflux study

  • Gastrointestinal motility capsule

While digestive diseases are common, their treatment can be complex, especially in cases that do not respond to standard treatment. Our doctors have more than 10 years of clinical experience in managing complex digestive diseases in tertiary referral hospitals. They also have extensive research and teaching experience in treating digestive diseases, with a strong focus on safety and delivering research-proven treatments.

We understand that every patient is unique, so tests and treatments will be carefully selected and individualised to provide the quality of care for you. Contact us for more information.

Doctor’s Profile

Dr Wang Yu Tien joins us with nearly 20 years of experience from Singapore General Hospital where he was senior consultant, director of research and a faculty of senior resident training at the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is experienced in managing the full spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver diseases as well as endoscopy. His subspecialty interest is digestive function disorders (e.g. Gastroesophageal Reflux and Irritable Bowel Syndrome). He was also the former director of the Gastrointestinal Function Laboratory at Singapore General Hospital and past Scientific Chairperson of the Gastroenterology Society of Singapore. He has published in top gastroenterology journals and is the current Gastroenterology specialty editor of Singapore Medical Journal.

dr wang yu tien consultant gastroenterologist

Doctor’s Profile

Dr Eric Wee is a Gastroenterologist who manages all aspects of digestive, bowel and liver conditions. His subspecialty is in advanced endoscopy. Dr Wee is a member of the Royal College of Physician (UK), member of the American Gastroenterology Association (USA), member of the Faculty of Medical Experts (Academy of Medicine) and a fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore). He has held senior appointments such as the Head of the Division of Gastroenterology at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Chairman of the Nutrition workgroup and Associate Program Director of the NHG Gastroenterology Residency Program.

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