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Digestive Health Institute of Montana

Digestive Health Institute of Montana

Welcome to the Digestive Health Institute of Montana

The Digestive Health Institute, working collaboratively with Kalispell Gastroenterology, is the largest gastrointestinal (GI) medical group in Montana and a regional destination for high-value GI health care. Our adult and pediatric gastroenterology specialists treat a full range of simple to complex GI conditions, including:
  • Colon and rectal cancer screening*
  • Family history of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Stomach and small bowel cancers
  • Liver problems (hepatitis and cirrhosis)
  • Gallstones, gallbladder disorders, biliary tract disorders
  • Pancreatitis, pancreatic cysts and pancreatic cancer
  • Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer
  • Celiac disease and nutritional problems
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis
  • Heartburn, acid reflux and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Indigestion, gas and bloating
  • Trouble swallowing (dysphagia)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea (acute and chronic)
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ulcers
*The American Cancer Society recommends colorectal cancer screening for people age 50 and older. If you have a family history of colon cancer, earlier screening is recommended. Talk with your doctor about the best screening options for you.

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Screening tests can find precancerous polyps so that they may be removed before they turn into cancer. Screening tests can also find colorectal cancer early, when treatment is more effective.

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer for both women and men in the United States (source: American Cancer Society).

Talk to your health care provider about colorectal cancer screening or contact us to learn more.