Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Gastro Practice, Your Gastroenterologist in Downers Grove, IL

Welcome! The gastroenterology professionals at Gastro Practice  are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about gastroenterology, endoscopy and digestive problems and treatments.

Our website also provides you with the background about our gastroenterologists, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose Gastro Practice, you're working with professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Gastro Practice's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

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Meet Our Staff

  • Dr.
    John Smith
    Doctor
    Dr. John Smith was born and raised in Illinois. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and skiing
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  • Dr.
    Sarah Green
    Doctor
    Dr. Sarah Green's practice philosophy is based on extreme excellence. When not working with her patients she enjoys baking and watching movies.
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  • Danielle
    Office Manager
    Danielle is a graduate of University of Illinois. She enjoys meeting new patients, and spends her spare time fostering dogs and exploring local restaurants.
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Testimonials

  • "I'm finally able to enjoy exotic foods with the people I love."
    Stephanie De Leon
  • "I feel better than ever about my stomach."
    Jennifer R.
  • "The care and compassion of Dr. Smith and staff are what keep us coming back to Gastro Practice"
    The Johnson Family

Featured Articles

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  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

    OVERVIEW As human beings, we’ve all had our fair share of experiencing unpleasant episodes of vomiting, and one thing that’s for sure is that we don’t ever want it to happen again. For people suffering from cyclic vomiting syndrome, frequent vomiting is an all too often occurrence that can wreak ...

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  • CT Scan

    OVERVIEW You may be familiar with different diagnostic procedures like X-rays or MRIs, but CT scans are slightly different. If you've ever heard of a CT scan, you know how important it can be in diagnosing illness and injury. But what exactly is a CT scan, and how does it work? In this article, we'll ...

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  • Crohn’s Disease

    OVERVIEW About 33,000 people are diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease each year. Crohn’s disease involves inflammation that can occur in any part of the digestive tract, most commonly in the small intestine and colon. This disease can also be associated with life-threatening complications so it is important ...

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  • Constipation

    OVERVIEW About 16 of 100 adults in the US will experience a high frequency of constipation each year. Adults over 60 are 33.5% more likely to experience this condition. Constipation is not actually well-defined medically, and there are various definitions of this condition that might be used to describe ...

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  • Colonoscopy

    OVERVIEW Routine screening is an essential health maintenance tool that can help detect disease at an early stage when it is most treatable. Colonoscopy is a screening test that helps find polyps in the colon and rectum before they turn into cancer. Polyps are growths on the lining of the colon or rectum ...

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  • Colon Polyps

    OVERVIEW Colon polyps are growths on the surface of the large intestine (colon and rectum) that can be benign (non-cancerous) or cancerous. The most common type is an adenoma, a benign growth that has the potential to become cancerous in the future. Another common type of polyp is hyperplastic polyp, ...

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  • Colon Cancer

    OVERVIEW Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the United States. More than 150,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 die from it. That's why it's important to learn about colon cancer - its symptoms, risk factors, and how to reduce your chances of developing ...

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  • Clostridium Difficile infection

    OVERVIEW Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that can cause inflammation and the formation of ulcers in your large intestine, a condition that's medically known as ulcerative colitis. It may also be referred to as C. diff or C. difficile What are the Causes of Clostridium Difficile Infection? C. difficile ...

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  • Cirrhosis

    OVERVIEW Cirrhosis is a chronic condition that results in the scarring of your liver. A life-threatening condition, cirrhosis replaces healthy liver cells with scar tissue, reducing its ability to properly work and do its job of: filtering toxins from the blood making digestive enzymes storing sugars ...

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  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    OVERVIEW Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. Your pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach that's responsible for: making enzymes that help the process of digestion in the small intestine releasing two hormones, insulin, and glucagon, that are necessary for the regulation of blood sugar ...

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Hours of Operation

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Primary Location

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed