At Highlands, our surgeons and staff promote digestive wellness through participation in prevention programs and patient education. We also focus is on helping those affected by diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.


Bahram Forouzandeh, MD, Gastroenterologist, and Chad Patterson, MD, General Surgeon, are available to care for your digestive health, and provide technologically advanced medical care.

Gastroenterology Services

  • Bowel Disorders
  • Castro Esophageal Reflux Disease
  • Chronic Virus Hepatitis
  • Colon Cancer Prevention
  • Colonoscopies
  • Comprehensive gastrointestinal consultation services and close follow-up
  • Endoscopic services
  • Hemorrhoid treatment
  • Hepatitis
  • Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and swallowing disturbances
  • Nutrition counseling services
  • Pancreatic Biliary Disorders
  • Upper GI Endoscopy