Hemorrhoids And Everything You Need To About It | February 20th, 2018

If you have been suffering from hemorrhoids, it is better to know everything about it. the condition can be complicated if not treated on time. So here is everything you need to know about the same. What are Hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids can be defined as a medical condition in which the veins around the anus or Read More…

Gastroenterology Recommends Few Steps To Better Digestion As You Get Older | February 17th, 2018

Be it the disturbed immune system, nutrient deficiency, bone related issues or digestive hassles, many of our health complications crop up due to ageing and helplessness creeps in. As we age, our digestive system also begins to get hampered adversely, and bodies start facing symptoms like constipation, diarrhoea, bloating, acid reflux, and much more. Hence, Read More…

The Top Qualities Every Gastroenterologist Should Possess | February 13th, 2018

If you have ever suffered from any digestive issues, you know that along with medicines, your doctor matters too. A correct doctor means correct treatment and we all know what happens if the treatment goes wrong! Gastrointestinal diseases are life-threatening when ignored. A gastroenterologist should possess certain traits, both personal and professional which only add Read More…

Cologuard Technology



Testing for colon cancer just got easier. If you don’t already know, Cologuard is a new competing technology for colon cancer screening that is simple and ease of use. It involves no prep, no sedation, and most importantly, its effective. What exactly is Cologuard? Cologuard is a cancer detection test. Specifically, it tests for genetic Read More…

Vernon Receives Recognition – North Carolina Gastroenterologist



The practice of Kurt Vernon, MD, The GI Guy, is proud to announce that we have received a ‘Tier 1 Designation”, a high quality recognition from one of the nation’s largest health insurers – Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC.  BCBSNC Tiered Network utilizes administrative claims data to identify high quality, low cost providers and Read More…

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