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DHS at the AIBD Conference

Last week, Melissa Sharp, PA-C and Betty White, MN, ARNP represented DHS at the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (AIBD) Conference in Orlando, FL. This annual, three day conference attracts top experts from across the country to discuss the condition. …

Welcome Dr. Nikhil Banerjee

Digestive Health Specialists is thrilled to welcome Dr. Nikhil Banerjee to our practice. Dr. Banerjee can be seen in our Puyallup and Sunrise locations. Learn more about Dr. Banerjee here.

Posted by Comm Dept on September 18, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized.

Undy Run 2017

The DHS team, called “We’re Behind You!” had a great time at the Colon Cancer Alliance 2017 Undy Run. Held at Wright Park in Tacoma, it was a beautiful day for raising money and bringing awareness to the importance of …

Posted by Comm Dept on August 23, 2017 | Categories: Colon Cancer, Colon Cancer Alliance, Events, Tacoma Undy 5000, and Uncategorized.

DHS Hosts IBD Education Workshop

This week, DHS hosted an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Education Workshop. Moderated by Betty White, ARNP and Melissa Sharp, PA-C, this patient-centric program focused on the causes and symptoms of IBD, how to control inflammation and treatment options and goals. …

The Many Talents of Michelle Hendrickx, ARNP

When she is not seeing patients in our Tacoma Clinic, Michelle Hendrickx, ARNP, MSN, ND, is a bit of a jack of all trades; all creative trades that is.   From an early age, Michelle has been exploring her creative …

Posted by Comm Dept on May 8, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorized.

DHS has a new Chief Operating Officer

  DHS welcomes Nick Goralsky as Chief Operating Officer.   Nick graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a BS in Human and Community Services. His experience in healthcare has taken him from Nevada to Minnesota, where he was …

Posted by Comm Dept on February 1, 2017 | Categories: Blog.

To Celebrate CRNA Week, Let’s talk about Sedation

At DHS, we have an awesome group of CRNA’s who administer sedation for our procedures, and we want to recognize them for their commitment to patient safety, as well as their contribution to putting the patient first! CRNA stands for …

Posted by Comm Dept on January 26, 2017 | Categories: Blog, Colonoscopy, CRNA, Endoscopy, and Procedure.

Now You Know: Folic Acid

While it is most commonly associated with pregnancy and prenatal health, did you know that folic acid also aids in digestion and maintaining a healthy liver? In recognition of Folic Acid Awareness Week, here are some facts you might not …

Posted by Comm Dept on January 12, 2017 | Categories: Blog and Digestive Health.

Celebrating National ARNP Week!

It is National ARNP Week! What a great opportunity to thank our outstanding ARNP’s for all they do! Thank you to: Janet Caragan, ARNP Olga Fedyuk, ARNP Connie Godjikian, ARNP Dorothy Gonzaga, ARNP Michelle Hendrickx, ARNP Rae Iams, ARNP Betty …

Posted by Digestive Health on November 14, 2016 | Categories: Events.

World Hepatitis Day

Today, July 28th, is World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. There are five (5) different types of hepatitis:   Hepatitis A: This type of hepatitis is contracted by eating food or drinking …

Posted by Digestive Health on July 28, 2016 | Categories: Digestive Symptoms & Treatment and Hepatitis C.