Patients Skip Colon Cancer Screenings Because of Obesity Stigma
People who are overweight or obese may skip life-saving cancer screenings because they fear their doctor’s judgment.
Essential Healthcare Group is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice comprised of three providers: Harry Park, MD, Christopher Stanke, MD and Zach Manning, NP.
Our team at Essential Healthcare Group is dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including Crohn’s Disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Our doctors specialize in a myriad of GI procedures, including colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy.
If you are due for a colonoscopy or in need of a GI care, don’t put it off any longer. Give us a call today!
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