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A healthy digestive system is essential for the body to function properly. The staff and board-certified physician at East Georgia Gastroenterology, Eli Penn, M.D., provide diagnostic care, treatment and management of gastroenterological conditions, including heartburn, constipation and diarrhea, ulcers, upset stomach, various cancers and diverticular disease.

Dr. Penn is a gastroenterologist who specializes in interventional endoscopy. He is trained in the care of inflammatory bowel and pancreatic disease. His special interest includes endoscopy quality metrics, endoscopic hernia repair and bariatric endoscopy. From problems with the liver or pancreas to problems with the digestive tract, Dr. Penn and his staff can help.

For more information or to request an appointment, please call (912) 486-1600.

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Diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Abdominal pain and discomfort
  • Bleeding in the digestive tract
  • Cancer (prevention, diagnosis, staging)
  • Chronic onstipation and diarrhea
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Diverticular disease and other diseases of the colon (e.g., polyps, irritable bowel syndrome [IBS], colitis, Crohn's disease)
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastric bypass revision and bariatric endoscopy
  • Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis and other liver diseases
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Inflammation in the digestive tract (e.g., gastritis)
  • Liver disease (e.g., hepatitis, jaundice)
  • Malabsorption disorders (e.g., celiac disease, lactose intolerance)
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting
  • Ulcers
  • Unexplained weight loss

Meet Dr. Penn

Eli Penn, M.D.

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About Dr. Penn

Specialty: Gastroenterology

Certification: Board Certified Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Specialty Services

  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • interventional endoscopy
  • pancreatic diseases
  • inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • colon cancer prevention
  • Barrett’s Esophagus

Clinic Information

Come See Us!

East Georgia Gastroenterology

1497 Fair Road, Suite 102

Statesboro, Georgia 30458

Phone: (912) 486-1600


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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