When you have recurring abdominal pain, you may worry that you just
have to live with it or that your pain is all in your head. But
there's hope. At Stanford Health Care, we are one of just a few
programs in the country with a clinic dedicated to meeting the unique
needs of people with undiagnosed abdominal pain. Through an innovative
partnership with the Stanford
Pain Management Center, experts from the Digestive
Health Center deliver much-needed diagnostic exams and treatment.
Why Choose Us: The Gastrointestinal (GI) Pain Clinic at Stanford
Since 2011, we have been helping patients manage pain from
undiagnosed causes, as well as complex conditions, including
gastroparesis and intestinal pseudo obstruction. Our goal is to help
you quickly gain access to pain specialists and create a personalized
pain management plan, so you can start feeling better and get back to
your busy lifestyle.
Recognized by the American Pain Society as a Clinical Center of
Excellence, our large team of pain management specialists draws from a
broad range of treatments to help manage your symptoms. Some of our
innovative treatments include new therapies that focus on controlling
activity in very specific areas of your nervous system.
Abdominal pain is the result of complex processes affecting multiple
systems within your body. What sets our program apart is our
coordinated approach to care. Instead of going to multiple
specialists, our team comes together to deliver a comprehensive
evaluation in just one visit.
Depending on your symptoms, your team may include a:
Our physicians meet on a regular basis to discuss each patient’s
case individually. Our experts consider all the factors that could be
responsible for your condition and develop a treatment plan that’s
tailored to meet your specific needs. We share this information with
you, so you can feel comfortable about your treatment options and know
what to expect.
The GI pain program helped Lisa Korstad with her unexplained, crippling digestive pain. They also treat irritable bowel disorder and other chronic GI problems.
Please confirm the location of your appointment as our doctors and
staff see patients at multiple locations.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
For endoscopic procedures:
You will receive written preparation instructions from the
clinic or your doctor.
Please ensure that your referring
doctor has obtained and faxed insurance authorization for your
procedure to 1-650-723-8305.
Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) is
known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors
and staff. We also provide a wide range of guest services and
amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for
a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support
programs in Patients &
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services
to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and
news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs
and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers