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How's Your Digestive System?

More than 100 American have digestive problems. Have you suffered from irritable bowel syndrome, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, reflux, or gas? Digestive problems can wreak havoc in the entire body, leading to allergies, arthritis, autoimmune disease, rashes, acne, chronic fatigue, mood disorders, dementia, cancer and more. Having a healthy gut is absolutely essential to your overall health.

Colonoscopy Facts

Dr. Cofrancesco and the staff at GI North understand that being intimidated by a colonoscopy is normal. But after you study the technical details, realize you can be sedated, and understand that this routine procedure can possibly save your life; maybe you can relax and stop being so scared of that lighted tube.

Welcome to GI North

Welcome to GI North, where gastroenterologists Simon R. Cofrancesco, Dr. Sergio Quijano and their staff are dedicated to providing every patient with excellent care. Each doctor brings years of experience, specializing in diagnosing and treating digestive problems. GI-North is located in Cumming, GA on the Northside Forsyth campus. They are open five days a week, treating patients from all over north Georgia including Dahlonega, Dawsonville, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Milton, Suwanee, Duluth and Canton. At GI North, you can expect the latest in advanced technological care and treatment as well as personalized attention from Dr. Cofrancesco and Dr. Quijano.

Affiliated with Northside Hospital-Forsyth, GI North utilizes the latest in diagnostic technology for colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and other colon cancer screening procedures. Whether you're suffering from chronic illnesses like Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, or wondering about digestive symptoms like abdominal pain, heartburn, stomach ulcers, or even swallowing pain, Dr. Simon Cofrancesco, Dr. Sergio Quijano and the GI North staff can help. Although, digestive difficulties can be hard to discuss, Dr. Cofrancesco and Dr. Quijano will take the time to diagnose your problem and offers the best treatment options for your individual needs.

Dr. Sergio Quijano, Bilingual Physician

If you prefer a doctor who is Spanish speaking, you now can request Dr. Sergio Quijano. Originally from Lima, Peru, he is fluent in Spanish and looks forward to helping Spanish speaking individuals to communicate their needs. Gi-North strives to offer the best care for each individual and knows it can be helpful when both patient and doctor are able to communicate clearly about health issues.

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