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Gastroenterological (GI) telehealth refers to the delivery of healthcare services related to the digestive system, including diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions via video conference.

The benefits of telehealth include increased access to care, convenience, expanded service hours, cost-effectiveness, reduced travel time, and the ability to receive care from the comfort of your home.

Just about any condition can be assessed by a provider during a GI telehealth visit. Some common conditions that can be treated via telehealth include acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), liver disease, and gastrointestinal infections.

Telehealth works by using video conferencing technology to connect patients with healthcare providers. Patients can discuss their symptoms, medical history, and treatment options with their healthcare provider, who can then provide a diagnosis and treatment plan.

You will need a device with a camera and microphone, such as a smartphone, tablet, or computer, and a reliable internet connection.

You can schedule a telehealth appointment through our website or by calling our office. If you do not have an established relationship with one of our providers, that’s okay. We have a number you can call to schedule a telehealth appointment.

Many insurance plans cover telehealth appointments. You should check with your insurance provider to see what telehealth services are covered under your plan.

Yes, telehealth appointments are private and secure. Healthcare providers use secure platforms that comply with privacy regulations to protect patient information.

To prepare for a telehealth appointment, you should make sure that you have a reliable internet connection and a device with a camera and microphone. You should also gather any relevant medical information, such as your medical history and a list of medications you are taking.

Please try out your internet connection and telehealth software ahead of time and join the call a few minutes early to make sure that everything is working properly.

Yes, telehealth services can be used in conjunction with in-person care. You do not have to choose between being a telehealth patient or an in-person patient. Many patients will have a mix of both types of visits.

Choose any of the listed office options on the Telehealth page.

Choose any of the listed office options on the Telehealth page.

Yes, we will make sure that all of the information about your visit gets shared back with your regular US Digestive Health GI provider.