Gastroenterology AssociatesToday's site launch is Gastroenterology Associates, a team of board-certified gastroenterologists specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of digestive and liver diseases.

About Gastroenterology Associates

Gastroenterology Associates, P.A. provides gastroenterology and hepatology services, including advanced evaluation and treatment of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas, biliary system (gallbladder and bile ducts), and liver. Gastroenterology Associates, holds their practice to the highest standards. It is one of many ways that they provide expert, compassionate care.

Award-Winning Facility in Hickory, NC

At Gastroenterology Associates's award-winning facility, you can receive outpatient care as well as endoscopy services in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Their 3,500 square foot endoscopy unit features three procedure rooms with high definition equipment which allows for more precise and accurate treatment. Accredited by the AAAHC, the facility is licensed by Medicare and the State of North Carolina. The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized our endoscopy facility as one of the first four centers in the state for outstanding quality measures. Gastroenterology Associates is the only endoscopy facility in the Unifour area to receive the ASGE Certificate of Recognition.

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Pee Dee Spine CenterToday's site launch is Pee Dee Spine Center, a recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of all spinal conditions conveniently located in Florence, South Carolina.

About Pee Dee Spine Center

Pee Dee Spine Center is a division of Pee Dee Orthopaedic Associates (PDOA) created to provide unique and specialized care to patients with spine problems. They have been providing the Pee Dee Region of The Carolinas with excellent orthopaedic care for over 40 years.

A Multi-disciplinary Approach

Pee Dee Spine Center has a long history of involvement in clinical research allowing its physicians to offer patients new technology such as cervical disc replacement and minimally invasive spine surgery.

Their multi-disciplinary approach to patients with back and neck problems draws on a rich history of thorough evaluation and state of the art diagnostics that lead to expert, compassionate care for their patients by Board Certified physicians who have completed extensive specialty training related to spinal disorders and are Board Certified in their respective areas including orthopaedic spine surgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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Alexander Taghva, MDToday's site launch is Alexander Taghva, MD, a neurosurgeon located in Mission Viejo, CA.

Specializing in Neurosurgery

Dr. Taghva specializes in the treatment of brain and spine disorders. In addition, Dr. Taghva also offers options for patients who have failed or are not candidates for further surgery. These options include spinal cord stimulation, deep brain stimulation, magnetic resonance therapy, and other forms of neuromodulation.

About Alexander Taghva, MD

Dr. Taghva completed a prestigious fellowship in neuromodulation and functional neurosurgery at Ohio State University. During that time, Dr. Taghva treated such conditions as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor using deep brain stimulation (DBS). In addition, Dr. Taghva has specialized training in the use of spinal cord stimulation in the treatment of chronic pain. He is considered a “key opinion leader” nationally in neuromodulation and is on the cutting-edge of these interventions.

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