Gastroenterology at Hallmark Health Medical Associates: Specialized GI Care for Families in North Reading, MA & Surrounding Communities

Gastroenterology North Reading MAGastroenterology is the branch of medicine that focuses on disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, colon, and rectum. If you are experiencing symptoms of a digestive condition, your primary care physician may refer you to a gastroenterologist. At Hallmark Health Medical Associates (HHMA), our multispecialty medical group includes friendly, experienced physicians who have undergone extensive training in gastroenterology. We are proud to provide specialized care to patients of all ages from North Reading and communities throughout northeast Massachusetts.

HHMA’s team of gastroenterologists can diagnose and treat a wide array of conditions, including:

  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Esophageal motility disorders and strictures
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)
  • Other conditions that require specialized care from a gastroenterology expert

At HHMA, we place an emphasis on wellness and preventive care. That’s why we offer comprehensive gastroenterology screenings and diagnostic testing services to our patients, who benefit from the advanced medical technologies in our fully equipped endoscopy suite and the compassionate nature of our specialists. No matter where in North Reading or northeast MA you call home, HHMA can be your first choice for the following gastroenterology services, which allow us to detect abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract in their earliest stages:

  • Colon cancer prevention and detection procedures
  • Colonoscopies
  • Sigmoidoscopies
  • Upper endoscopies

Related reading: Do younger people need to be screened for colon cancer?

Your HHMA gastroenterologist will also collaborate with your primary care physician to provide prompt and convenient access to any necessary imaging results, lab tests, or other important medical information they need.

For patient-centric gastroenterology screening, diagnosis, and treatment, contact Hallmark Health Medical Associates today. Our medical centers are easily reached from North Reading, MA, and communities across the region.



Kristen Aprile, PA

781-213-5200   781-481-9016

Wanda Blanton, MD

781-213-5200   781-481-9016
Pelvic Care Center - Gastroenterology

Brian Clark, MD

781-213-5200   781-481-9016

Aarti Kakkar, MD

781-213-5200   781-481-9016

Christopher Leung, MD

781-213-5200   781-481-9016

Michael Newman, MD

781-213-5200   781-481-9016

Kenneth Shieh, MD

781-213-5200   781-481-9016

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