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  • What Is A Colonoscopy?
    A colonoscopy screens patients for colon cancer. Recommended for people ages 50 and older, this minimally-invasive test looks for irregularities in the bowels, takes samples for biopsies, and uncovers the Read more
  • How Common Are Colon Polyps?
    How your gastroenterologist in Newport Beach, CA, can help with colon issues Many people would rather not talk about colon issues, but it is an important topic. One of the more Read more
  • Signs You Need an Endoscopy
    How an Endoscopy from Your Gastroenterologist in Newport Beach, California Can Help You An endoscopy is a procedure used to diagnose issues occurring in your upper digestive system including your esophagus, Read more
  • How Often Should I Have a Colonoscopy?
    Colon cancer threatens 150,000 Americans annually, says the American Cancer Society. In Newport Beach, CA, your gastroenterologist, Dr. Glenn Madokoro, recommends routine cancer screening by colonoscopy, emphasizing early detection and Read more
  • What You Should Know About Polyps
    Polyps are non-cancerous (benign) growths usually found in the lining of the colon. Although they are typically harmless and do not always cause symptoms, colon polyps can sometimes become cancerous, Read more
  • Reasons to See Your Gastroenterologist
    Many different conditions can affect the stomach, esophagus, intestines, or colon. Gastroenterologists diagnose and treat these conditions. There are several reasons to see a gastroenterologist, particularly if you experience pain, Read more
  • Why Is a Colonoscopy Recommended?
    Along with aging comes the responsibility to take your health by the horns, seeking out preventative care and ensuring that your body keeps up with your mind. A common and Read more
  • What You Should Know About an Endoscopy
    Endoscopies offer a minimally invasive way to diagnose conditions and diseases that can affect the upper part of your gastrointestinal tract. Newport Beach, CA, gastroenterologist Dr. Glenn Madokoro shares a Read more
  • What Are Polyps?
    Are you suffering from polyps? Dr. Glenn Madokoro, your Newport Beach, CA, gastroenterologist, is an expert when it comes to detecting polyps so if you're in need of a colonoscopy, here Read more
  • What Happens During a Follow-Up Colonoscopy?
    If you're age 50 or older, you know that a screening colonoscopy appears on your "to do" list. If your heredity and current health status indicate you're at low risk for Read more
  • Types of Endoscopy Procedures
    For individuals experiencing abdominal pain, difficulty swallowing, nausea or vomiting, our gastroenterologist, Dr. Glenn Madokoro in Newport Beach, CA, can perform a variety of endoscopy procedures to diagnose your symptoms. Read more
  • What Is Capsule Endoscopy?
    A capsule endoscopy is a procedure allowing gastroenterologists to view and examine the interior middle portion of the gastrointestinal tract. This area of the gastrointestinal tract includes three sections of Read more
  • What Services Your Gastroenerologist Provides
    Stomach issues can prove to quickly affect your quality of life and cause more trouble than one would think. However, your gastroenterologist can help you find answers to your stomach Read more
  • 5 Digestive Diseases You Should Be Aware Of
    Tummy troubles? Digestive diseases significantly affect millions of individuals worldwide. There’s no need to suffer in silence. If you suspect you could have one of the following digestive diseases, don't Read more
  • Reasons You May Need an Endoscopy
    Having GI distress? Then find out if an endoscopy could give you the answers to your stomach issues. There are many symptoms that may warrant a trip to see our Newport Read more
  • Signs You May Have Crohn's Disease
    Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes pain, severe diarrhea, and other serious symptoms. Glenn D. Madokoro, M.D., your Newport Beach, CA gastroenterologist, shares some signs that may Read more

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