Your digestive health is essential to well-being, which is why you should put your trust in the Digestive Health Institute at Nuvance Health®. You have access to exceptional care close to home, including experienced digestive health specialists and innovative treatments. We use research-based methods and a compassionate approach to diagnose, treat and manage a broad range of conditions. 

Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award

Recognition for gastrointestinal surgery excellence

Danbury Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center are recipients of the 2024 Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ for superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal and upper gastrointestinal surgery.


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Advanced Endoscopy

Advanced endoscopy procedures make it possible to receive nonsurgical, minimally invasive therapies including stenting and comfort care for cancer.
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Nuvance Health Digestive Health Institute: Why choose us?

You’re in good hands at Nuvance Health, where teams include fellowship-trained gastroenterologists and experienced nurses. We regularly care for patients with disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, gallbladder, pancreas and liver. Highlights of our program include:

  • Comprehensive care

    We take time to get to know you as an individual, which helps us tailor recommendations. You have access to sophisticated options, including nonsurgical procedures and innovative therapies. Some offerings are only available in highly experienced programs, such as ours. 

  • Convenience
    Digestive health specialists are available in locations throughout New York’s Hudson Valley and Western Connecticut. And our coordinated approach makes it easier to receive the services that are right for you. We collaborate with other Nuvance Health specialists you are seeing to manage complex conditions.
  • Research
    We participate in clinical trials evaluating new treatments, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) drugs. Patients who take part in these efforts get early access to new therapies and receive support from an experienced research team. Explore Nuvance Health Research and Innovation.
  • Leadership
    Nuvance Health has been a destination for advanced medical education for decades. We host a 3-year Gastroenterology Fellowship Program that trains the next generation of digestive health specialists – an honor that is only awarded to programs like ours that see a high volume of patients and regularly treat complex cases.