Gastrointestinal Surgery

Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery treats diseases of the GI tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon), pancreas and liver.

Digestive system surgery can be divided into upper GI surgery and lower GI surgery.

Upper GI surgery focuses on treating the upper parts of the gastrointestinal tract, such as stomach and small bowel.

Lower GI surgery focuses on treating the lower gastrointestinal tract, such as the colon or rectum.

Patients at St. Vincent’s Medical Center see surgeons for management of a variety of benign and malignant (cancerous) GI disorders via open surgery or laparoscopic (a flexible fiberoptic instrument) surgery, including:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias and achalasia
  • Gallbladder disease, as well as complex pancreatic and hepatobiliary disorders
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Anorectal disease including rectal prolapse, incontinence

Meet our Gastroenterologists:

Name Specialties Location
Barbash, Benjamin, MD 203.576.6000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
Beckoff, Steven, MD 203.576.6000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
Blanco, Emil Jay, MD 203.292.9000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
Burns, Bryan Jeffrey, MD 203.576.6000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
Castillo, Eddy Alexander, MD 203.292.9000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
Show Less
Corbin, Gena Maxine, MD 203.292.9000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
Show Less
Gupta, Tarun Kumar, MD 203.452.1411
  • Gastroenterology
  • Trumbull
Lam, Chun Wang, MD 203.576.6000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Show Less
  • Bridgeport
Latzman, Gordon Seth, MD 203.576.6000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
Lillo, Nicholas Arthur, MD 203.374.4966
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
Mauer, Kenneth Ray, MD 203.292.9000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
Show Less
Spivack, Julie Ellen, MD 203.292.9000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Bridgeport
  • Fairfield
Show Less
Stupak, Daniel Paul, MD 203.452.1411
  • Gastroenterology
  • Trumbull
Woods, Strick Jonathan, MD 203.292.9000
  • Gastroenterology
  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
Show Less

St. Vincent’s Medical Center