Alma, taken from the Latin word “almus”, is described as kindness, nourishing, fostering. It is also is a word obtained from the blend of Allison and Madison, Dr. Nguyen's two beautiful daughters.
Gastroenterology is a specialty that focuses on the function, structure, and diseases of the digestive system. These organs include the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas, liver and the gallbladder and biliary system.
Together, they become Alma Gastroenterology.
Used to evaluate different disorders of the esophagus including motility and reflux
Used to evaluate disorders of the esophagus, stomach, or small bowel
Used to stretch or dilate the esophagus for diseases such as Schatzski's ring or eosinophilic esophagitis
Used to provide artificial nutrition or sometimes as a venting mechanism
Used to evaluate parts of the small bowel usually not seen by egd or colonoscopy
Used to screen for colon cancer or diagnose other disorders of the colon
Used for evaluation of the rectum or lower colon
Our health issues can be unpredictable and at times, terrifying. We want to be the one to help you and your loved ones through this difficult time. We believe that the foundation of a successful patient-physician relationship requires a mutual respect and trust.
Once this groundwork is attained, we can then work closely together to reach an accurate diagnosis and then formulate a treatment plan. Alma Gastroenterology aspires to provide the compassionate and empathetic care needed to navigate your issues, when you need it the most.
Alma Gastroenterology welcomes you to join us and be part of our family.