Welcome to the Center for Colon & Digestive Disease
Gastroenterologist & Gastrointestinal Doctors in Huntsville & Madison
The Center for Colon & Digestive Disease (CCDD) is North Alabama's premier, preferred gastroenterology center and your single source for achieving and maintaining optimum gastrointestinal (GI) health.
CCDD has been serving the community since 1975. We have since grown to become one of the largest gastroenterology groups in Alabama with eight board certified gastroenterologists and state-of-the-art endoscopy center (Huntsville Endoscopy Center) and imaging services.
Whether you are looking for no-nonsense information to educate yourself on a particular gastrointestinal condition, doing some pre- or post-referral research on gastrointestinal procedures, or looking for a specialist to manage your care, look not further. Read More »
What Is Gastroenterlogy?
According to medicalnewstoday.com, the gastrointestinal (GI) system is made up of the GI tract plus accessory organs that include salivary glands, pancreas, liver, digestive enzymes and gallbladder. The function of the GI system is to process nutrients and energy from food and fluids that you ingest. In people with GI problems, these functions are impaired. GI conditions include irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), celiac disease, anal disorders, diverticular disease, colon polyps and cancer and colitis. Read More »