Scope of Practice

Our Scope of Practice

South Suburban Gastroenterology was founded in South Weymouth in 1990 and provides a full spectrum of services in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Our board certified physicians are on the active medical staff of South Shore Hospital and provide 24 hours / 7 days a week coverage at the hospital for emergent and urgent inpatient consultations. Our physicians provide a full spectrum of consultative and endoscopic services at South Shore Hospital. Our procedural services at the hospital include diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy for gastrointestinal illnesses as well as diagnostic and advanced ERCP for biliary and pancreatic diseases.

At our outpatient facility at 1085 Main Street, our physicians are available during regular business hours for elective and urgent consultations in gastroenterology and hepatology. All outpatient visits are by appointment only. Our physicians do not provide primary care services.

South Suburban Gastroenterology is part of our facility at 1085 Main Street, and allows our physicians to provide comprehensive endoscopic services on an ambulatory basis including on demand colonoscopy for colon cancer screening. Ambulatory endoscopy is scheduled through the office of South Suburban Gastroenterology at the same location.