A Mission of Prevention: Colon Cancer Survivor Promotes Screening
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This monthlong campaign promotes the research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and, ultimately, cure for this disease.
Our East Bridgewater office, located in Compass Medical’s East Bridgewater facility, remains open for business. All GI appointments are unaffected by the recent closing of Compass Medical. The providers of Gastrointestinal Specialists continue to be available to provide care for our valued patients.Contact Us Today
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
Gastrointestinal Specialists was co-founded by Dr. Jerry Stern and Dr. Mark Finklestein in 1994. Since its inception the practice has grown to seven physicians (Dr. Salomons, Dr. Slye, Dr. Stone, Dr. Sreenivasan, Dr. Bhalala, Dr. Belkin and Dr. Khan.), two nurse practitioners, Alison Verdone, CNP, and Shana Brennan, CNP, and one physician assistant, Teresa Crosta, PA-C, four offices and an ambulatory endoscopy center, Commonwealth Endoscopy Center.
Our practice was created to provide state of the art medical care in a warm and caring environment for our patients.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This monthlong campaign promotes the research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and, ultimately, cure for this disease.Read More
If you’re 45 or older, include a colorectal cancer screening for your well-being.Read More
Losing weight and increasing physical activity may help lower your risk of developing colorectal cancer.Read More