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For emergencies and after hour attention, please go to nearest emergency room or call 911 for assistance.

Welcome to Gastroenterology Associates.

Gastroenterology Associates is a premier facility for the testing and preventive treatment of digestive system disorders, colon cancer, and disorders of the esophagus. Founded by Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD, a board certified physician who specializes in Gastroenterology and internal medicine, our center has earned a reputation as one of the finest medical facilities in Martin TN.
We provide the highest level of healthcare treatment and screening services such as colonoscopy based on the most current medical research findings. Our facility uses the latest and most advanced diagnostic medical technology combined with the finest state-of-the-art screening services.

Dr. Nikhil Patel is affiliated with the Volunteer Community Hospital that is located at
161 Mount Pelia Road in Martin TN.

What we do?

Colon Cancer Screening

Upper Endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Camera)

Disorder of the Esophagus, Stomach, small bowel, Liver, Gall Bladder. and Pancreas

ECRP - Removal of Stones from the bile duct without external incisions

Hemorrhiod detrction without need of an incison

Meet the Doctors

What is Gastroenterology?

Gastroenterology specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the stomach, intestines, and related organs such as the esophagus, live, gallbladder, and pancreas.

Some of the symptoms include L constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, blood in stool, change in bowel habits, heart-burn, indigestion, hepatitis, gallstones, and hemorrhoids.

Dr. Nikhil Patel and staff who are as specially trained in gastroenterology. We understand how important your health is and we desire to treat your illness as well as help prevent them. We are specially familiar to the need for colonoscopy as a preventive measure for colon cancer.

Preparing for a Colonoscopy


  • What is Colonoscopy?

    Colonoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the colon and rectum. Colonoscopy can detect inflamed tissue, ulcers, and abnormal growths. The procedure is used to look for early signs of colorectal cancer and can help doctors diagnose unexplained changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, bleeding from the anus, and weight loss.
  • What is enWhat is upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy?

    Upper GI endoscopy is a procedure that uses a lighted, flexible endoscope to see inside the upper GI tract. The upper GI tract includes the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum—the first part of the small intestine.
  • What are hemorrhoids?

    Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. The rectum is the last part of the large intestine leading to the anus. The anus is the opening at the end of the digestive tract where bowel contents leave the body.
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Our Clinic open daily 08:30 - 04:30 pm Monday - Friday

For emergencies and after hour attention, please go to nearest emergency room or call 911 for assistance. You will be evaluated by the emergency room physician who will consult the on-call physician if needed.