Dr. Douglas A Boyce, MD - Louisville, KY - Gastroenterology

May 28, 2020

About Dr. Douglas A Boyce, MD

Welcome to Norton Community Medical Associates, where you will find the exceptional expertise of Dr. Douglas A Boyce, MD, a highly skilled and accomplished Gastroenterologist in Louisville, KY. With years of experience and a deep commitment to providing outstanding patient care, Dr. Boyce is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, and managing a wide range of digestive disorders.

Specializing in Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, and colon. Dr. Boyce is a leading expert in this field, with extensive knowledge of the entire digestive system and its functions.

Comprehensive Gastrointestinal Care

At Norton Community Medical Associates, Dr. Douglas A Boyce provides comprehensive gastrointestinal care, offering a wide range of services to patients in need. From routine check-ups and preventive care to advanced diagnostic procedures and surgical interventions, Dr. Boyce and his team are committed to delivering the highest quality care to their patients.

Conditions Treated

Dr. Boyce specializes in diagnosing and treating various gastrointestinal conditions, including:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): A chronic condition causing acid reflux and heartburn.
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis affecting the digestive tract.
  • Peptic Ulcers: Open sores that develop on the lining of the stomach or upper portion of the small intestine.
  • Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver usually caused by viral infections, autoimmune disorders, or excessive alcohol consumption.
  • Gallbladder Diseases: Conditions such as gallstones or inflammation of the gallbladder.
  • Liver Diseases: Including cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, and hepatitis.
  • Colon Polyps and Cancer: Detection and treatment of abnormal tissue growths in the colon, as well as colorectal cancer.
  • Pancreatic Disorders: Conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer.
  • Digestive Disorders: Various digestive disorders causing symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, or constipation.

Treatments and Procedures

Dr. Boyce offers a wide range of treatments and procedures to address gastrointestinal issues. Some of the common procedures performed by Dr. Boyce include:

  • Endoscopy: A procedure using a thin, flexible tube with a camera to examine the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine.
  • Colonoscopy: A screening test to visualize the colon and rectum and detect any abnormalities or signs of colon cancer.
  • Biopsy: The removal of tissue samples for further examination and diagnosis.
  • Polypectomy: The removal of polyps, abnormal growths, during a colonoscopy.
  • ERCP: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography to diagnose and treat diseases of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas.
  • Diagnostic Imaging: Utilizing advanced imaging technologies like CT scans or MRI to diagnose and monitor gastrointestinal conditions.
  • Liver Biopsy: A procedure to collect a tissue sample from the liver for detailed examination.
  • Gastrointestinal Surgeries: Performing surgical interventions to treat conditions, such as gallbladder removal, hernia repair, or removal of tumors.

Personalized, Compassionate Care

Dr. Douglas A Boyce understands the importance of providing personalized and compassionate care to each and every patient. He believes in building strong doctor-patient relationships and takes the time to listen to his patients' concerns and answer their questions. With his patient-centered approach, Dr. Boyce ensures that all treatment plans are tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of his patients.

Contact Dr. Douglas A Boyce, MD

If you are seeking exceptional gastroenterological care or require a consultation regarding your digestive health, contact Dr. Douglas A Boyce, MD, at Norton Community Medical Associates in Louisville, KY. Dr. Boyce and his dedicated team are ready to assist you and provide the highest level of care to improve your gastrointestinal health and overall well-being.

Don't wait any longer - schedule an appointment with Dr. Douglas A Boyce today!

Chris Harvey
Dr. Douglas A Boyce is a highly skilled Gastroenterologist in Louisville, KY, dedicated to providing excellent patient care.
Oct 13, 2023