Why choose us for GI care?
ProHealth Care is the area's most experienced and comprehensive gastrointestinal services provider.
ProHealth Care provides GI services at Waukesha Memorial and Oconomowoc Memorial hospitals. We are committed to providing comprehensive endoscopic services through a team effort, addressing physical, emotional, spiritual and economic needs. We continually seek new ways to improve our level of excellence in service, technology and cost containment. Both centers include experienced physicians and nurses who strive to provide the excellent care you deserve.
Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
At Oconomowoc Memorial, we provide full endoscopy services with four procedure rooms that feature state-of-the-art equipment.
You'll find us in the Center for Digestive Health/Day Surgery/Outpatient Services Department on the first floor at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.
For more information
Learn more about our GI services in Oconomowoc, by calling 262-569-9400.
Waukesha Memorial Hospital
At Waukesha Memorial Hospital, we provide full endoscopy services including endoscopic ultrasonic and specialty bronchoscopy procedures.
We offer 24 private rooms and eight procedure rooms with state-of-the-art equipment to perform most GI procedures. In addition, many of our nurses are certified in GI nursing. You'll find the GI Center at Waukesha Memorial located in the lower level of the hospital.
For more information
Learn more about our GI services in Waukesha by calling 262-928-2164.
Featured topic: eosinophilic esophagitis
Do you have trouble swallowing pills or does food get stuck when you swallow it?
These swallowing issues are common in eosinophilic esophagitis (EE).
EE is a fairly new discovery in conditions of the GI tract. Although it’s been present for a long time, the condition has been more recognized and treated for the past 20 years.
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a condition that is often discovered when looking for a cause of food getting stuck while swallowing, difficulty swallowing or pain in your esophagus (the swallowing tube from your throat to your stomach). Your esophagus may develop changes in appearance (rings or furrows) that helps your doctor diagnose this disease. This condition may or may not occur in the presence of an allergy.
Eosinophils are white blood cells that respond to an allergic condition in your body. In the esophagus, this is thought to be related to an allergy or possibly to food. There also may be a correlation with people who have asthma, hay fever or environmental allergies, or a family history of allergies. There are treatments available that can help eliminate these symptoms. Always discuss these problems with your doctor or find a ProHealth Care physician who can help you.