Comprehensive GI Program

The Comprehensive GI Program is a specialized program in the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in the Center for Digestive Health in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Our aim is to provide high-quality, comprehensive gastrointestinal (GI) care for our patients.

We are staffed by a team of physicians, advanced practice providers, specialists in GI behavioral health and nutrition, nurses, and researchers who have specialized training in comprehensive GI care.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • AIDS-related diarrheal illnesses
  • Colonic diverticular disease
  • Disorders of malabsorption
  • Eosinophilic gastroenteritis
  • Gastric cancer and gastric polyps
  • Infectious colitis or infectious enteritis
  • Peptic ulcer disease and other manifestations of Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Radiation colopathy
  • Radiation enteropathy

Meet our director

Comprehensive GI Program team

Additional team members

  • Catherine Giguere-Rich, RDN, LD
  • Kathleen Cross, RD

Our services

Our services include:

  • Office consultation
  • Upper endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Dietary counseling
  • Psychosocial and behavioral intervention specific to GI conditions (for example, diaphragmatic breathing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and gut-direct hypnotherapy)
  • Transitions of care from pediatrics to adult GI

Appointments and referrals

Please visit our Appointments and Referrals page for information about making an appointment.