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New Location - Patient Advocate Department

The Patient Advocate Department offices are now located at KSB Hospital - 1st Floor

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We have recently updated our visitor policy to allow patients to bring one visitor with them for most appointments and during inpatient stays. With the safety of our patients and team in mind, we will continue to monitor and adjust these policies as needed.

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All COVID-19 testing at KSB will take place at the Town Square Centre Lab. Appointments are required by contacting your KSB Provider's Office or calling 1 (800) DOCTORS.

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CONTACT US at (815) 285-5843

The experienced providers of KSB Hospital offer a wide range of gastroenterology services to help diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases of the digestive tract. Using the latest diagnostic technologies, our digestive healthcare team offers comprehensive and thorough evaluations of both the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract, and work side by side with patients to provide education, management, and treatment of their digestive issues.

Services Provided:

  • Upper endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Wireless Esophageal PH monitoring (BRAVO)
  • Lactulose, lactose and urea breath tests
  • Gastrostomy feeding tube placement and exchange
  • Abdominal paracentesis
  • Liver biopsy (in collaboration with the KSB Radiology department)
  • Diagnostic imaging of the liver and abdomen including MRCP

Conditions Managed:

  • Colon cancer screening and prevention
  • Acid reflux disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Viral Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • Difficulty with swallowing
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Colon polyps surveillance
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Anemia from GI blood loss
  • Treatment of hemorrhoids
  • Pancreatitis