Services

Gastroenterology

Dr. Matthew Gaeta is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract.  He is an expert on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted.  Dr. Gaeta and his team at PFCC Specialties treat the following health conditions:

  • Heartburn
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Biliary disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)

Procedures

Dr. Gaeta often performs the following procedures:

Colonoscopies to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine (colon) and rectum.

EGDs to examine the lining of your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

ERCPs are used for treating conditions of the bile and pancreatic ducts such as gallstones, strictures, leaks, and cancer.

If you are 45 years of age or older talk to Dr. Gaeta about scheduling your colorectal cancer screening. This screening is performed by a colonoscopy, which is an important screening to add to your care.  Learn why you shouldn't wait to schedule your colonoscopy here.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Gaeta put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help guide you in understanding how you can minimize digestive discomfort. 

Location

PFCC Specialties
212 Hospital Lane, Suite 103
Perryville, MO 63775

Clinic Hours

  • Thursdays: Afternoon
  • Fridays: All Day
  • Additional days may be available
  • Surgeries are scheduled on Mondays and Thursdays

Patient visits by appointment.  No referral is needed.

Contact Us

PFCC Specialties
573-768-3270
Fax: 573-768-3269

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