From the common complaint of heartburn to the treatment of chronic conditions such as Crohn’s disease, the causes of various digestive conditions are diverse, ranging from genetics to diet to acute or chronic infection.
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From simple breath tests to diagnose lactose intolerance to advanced endoscopic procedures for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, Capital Digestive Care provides the expertise and resources you need to return to a healthy quality of life.
The foremost diagnostic “test” for any condition is a thorough exam and consultation with a physician, including a review of your individual and family history. Your doctor will use this information to determine if your symptoms may improve with simple lifestyle changes or require additional tests or procedures to confirm or rule out a specific diagnosis.
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Laboratory Services: The Capital Digestive Care Pathology Laboratory offers a suite of pathology services to patients and physicians.
Clinical Research: Established in 1996, Chevy Chase Clinical Research is the largest research center of its kind in the region and has conducted more than 300 studies and clinical trials in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
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