Health System Opens New Gastroenterology Practice in Camden County

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Jan. 31, 2011 – Southeast Georgia Health System welcomed four experienced, board-certified gastroenterology physicians to the Camden Campus medical staff and to the newly formed Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Gastroenterology, a strategic affiliate of the Health System.

The new physicians: Huitt E. Mattox III, M.D., Robin A. Rittgers, M.D., David C. Whitehead, M.D., and Darrell E. Schwertner, M.D., and their staff of medical professionals offer comprehensive digestive, stomach and esophageal health care services, including colonoscopy screenings. They specialize in treating digestive diseases and conditions including:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Colon screening for polyps and cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diseases of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Ulcerative colitis

The practice is located on the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus in the Camden Medical Pavilion, 2040 Dan Proctor Drive, Suite 210, St. Marys. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 912-576-6434.