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George Tannous MD

George C. Tannous, M.D.

George Tannous MD

Dr. George Tannous joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates in 2014. Dr. Tannous completed his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati, his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland. As a fellow, Dr. Tannous developed an interest in neurogastroenterology, motility studies, and inflammatory bowel disease. He is Director of the GI Motility program at RGA.

Dr. Tannous is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Neurogastroenter-ology and Motility Society.

  • Conditions Dr. Tannous treats:

    • Abnormal Liver Tests
    • Anemia
    • Acid Reflux/Heartburn/GERD
    • Barrett’s Esophagus
    • Biliary Tract Disorders
    • Celiac Disease
    • Chronic Liver Disease, including Cirrhosis
    • Colon Cancer Prevention
    • Colon Polyps
    • Constipation
    • Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diarrhea
    • Esophageal Disorders including Dysphagia (trouble swallowing)
    • Fecal Incontinence & Urgency
    • Fatty Liver (NAFLD/NASH)
    • Gallstones & Gallbladder Disease
    • Hepatitis B & Hepatitis C
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Helicobacter Pylori Infection
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Pancreatitis (Acute & Chronic)
    • Pancreatic Cysts & Mass
    • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
    • Radiation Proctitis
    • Rectal bleeding
    • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Dr. Tannous performs:

    • Upper Endoscopy (EGD)
    • Colonoscopy
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • InterStim Lead Placement for Fecal Incontinence (Trial Phase)
    • Esophageal Monometry
    • Anorectal Manometry
    • Ambulatory pH Monitoring (Bravo© pH)
    • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
    • Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) for Chronic C. Difficile Infection
    • PEG Tube Placement (Endoscopic Feeding Tube)