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CalvertHealth Gastroenterology is your go-to destination for digestive health. Whether you suffer from chronic acid reflux or have severe abdominal pain, board-certified physician Dr. Assaad Soweid has the skills and technology to diagnose and manage your gastrointestinal illness or disease.

At CalvertHealth Surgical Specialists, our GI team are experts in all aspects of digestive and liver health. We diagnose and manage biliary disease, GERD, liver disease, cancers of the digestive tract including colorectal cancer, hepatitis and inflammatory bowel disease including Chrohn’s Disease and Ulcerative colitis. You should talk to a gastroenterologist if you suffer from any persistent or chronic abdominal pain, excessive bloating, belching or flatulence; have trouble swallowing; have recurrent heartburn or acid reflux, hemorrhoids or rectal bleeding, chronic nausea and/or vomiting.

CalvertHealth Gastroenterology is proud to be able to offer the residents of Southern Maryland Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disease and Fecal Microbiatia Transplant (FMT) to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile (c Diff) infection. Both procedures are performed at the CalvertHealth Endoscopy Suite by board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Assaad Soweid. You no longer have to travel to Baltimore, Annapolis or DC to receive these advanced techniques.

Other procedures we offer to diagnose and manage gastroenterological diseases include:

Screening Colonoscopy and Sigmoidoscopy drag_handle
Capsule Endoscopy (CE) drag_handle
Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (EGD) also called Upper Endoscopy drag_handle
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) drag_handle
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) drag_handle
Hemorrhoid Banding drag_handle
Trans-nasal Endoscopy (TNE) drag_handle
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) drag_handle
Fecal Microbiatia Transplant (FMT) drag_handle

All our procedures (both diagnostic and curative) are performed in the Endoscopic Suite (101) in the Medial Office Building or in the Same Day Surgery Department at CalvertHealth Medical Center.

CalvertHealth Surgical Specialists treats diseases and disorders of the digestive system including conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, intestines, colon, and rectum.

You should seek out a Gastroenterologist if you experience any of the following on a regular or acute basis:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating, belching and flatulence
  • Choking or trouble swallowing
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Heartburn or acid reflux
  • Hemorrhoids or rectal bleeding
  • Nausea and vomiting
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Assaad Soweid, MD
Gastroenterology & Hepatolgy
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Calvert Medical Office Building
110 Hospital Road, Suite 101
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410.535.7630
Fax: 410.535.2527

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