As the opioid crisis continues to impact communities across the world, a physician-scientist at USA Health has been named the principal investigator of an international phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety of a drug for babies born with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome.
About Digestive Health Center
At the Digestive Health Center, we treat various types of digestive disorders. Our interdisciplinary team provides a unique level of technical sophistication and experience consistent with the country's top gastroenterology (GI) centers.
We are supported by more than 200 academic physicians and surgical specialists, two hospitals and approximately 25 specialty outpatient care centers. We work closely with our primary care colleagues and other specialists to treat gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, liver disorders, biliary, liver and pancreatic cancer, acid reflux disease, and Barrett's esophagus.
The Digestive Health Center hours of operation are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
USA College of Medicine
Our physicians are also educators at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Visit the Department of Internal Medicine to learn about its academic mission, residency and fellowship programs, including the Gastroenterology Fellowship.