Professional Services

We are specialists in the field of Gastroenterology, Digestive and Liver Diseases. Disorders of the digestive system may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

We treat symptoms such as:

  • Heartburn
  • Difficultu swallowing
  • Abdominal pain
  • Jaundice
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

We diagnose and treat diseases such as:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Gallbladder disorders
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Colon polyps and colon cancer
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

We provide the following procedures at:

Consultation with patients in our offices or at the following local hospitals:

  • Banner Estrella Medical Center
  • Abrazo West Hospital
  • St. Joshep’s West Gate
  • Banner Estrella Surgery Center

Colonoscopy:

For colon cancer and polyp detection and removal; and the investigation of  constipation, rectal bleed, abdominal pain and chronic diarrhea among others.

Upper Endoscopy:

For diagnosis of ulcers, acid reflux, celiac disease, etc.; and investigation of upper abdominal pain, trouble swallowing, vomiting and gastrointestinal bleeding.

After many years of providing Gastrointestinal care in the West  
Valley Community, I have decided to close my clinic for good. If you have  
an ongoing need for care please find a new Gastroenterologist to 
establish care. If you need a copy of your medical records you may 
obtain by faxing your request to (623)935-2018 or emailing to: 
info@gastroaz.com
Wish you all health and happiness.

Shahab Aftahi, MD