Tag: gastroenterology

Colonoscopy 101: Here’s what to expect from this lifesaving screening exam

Colonoscopies are the best tool to prevent colon cancer or catch it in early stages when it is more easily treatable.  Regional One Health gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD is letting patients know what to expect from this common screening exam, which average-risk people should have starting at age 45. Dr. Baidoo says the test is [...]

2021-09-29T06:56:17-06:00November 16th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: When should I have my first colonoscopy?

The American Cancer Society recently updated its recommendation for when average risk patients should have their first colonoscopy, lowering the age from 50 to 45. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, said colonoscopies are the best way to prevent colon cancer or catch it when it is still treatable. He encourages patients [...]

2021-09-29T06:55:55-06:00November 2nd, 2021|

UTROP welcomes new physicians

UT Regional One Physicians welcomes emergency medicine physician Dr. Alan Campbell Taylor and gastroenterologist Dr. Nazneen S. Ahmed. Drs. Nazneen S. Ahmed and Alan Campbell Taylor have joined UT Regional One Physicians. Dr. Ahmed is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Taylor is board certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Ahmed [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:59-06:00December 5th, 2017|