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Gastroenterology

One of the newest specialties added to Millinocket Regional Hospital’s menu of services, gastroenterology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of digestive system disorders including:

  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Barrett’s esphagus
  • Gastroesophageal reflex disease (acid reflux)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Diarrhea
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Celiac disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Constipation

Dr. Mira Olson specializes in a variety of diagnostic procedures and clinical interventions including:

  • Banding of esophageal varices
  • Colonoscopies
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Capsule endoscopy

To help community members living with Crohn’s and Colitis, Dr. Olson has teamed up with other MRH providers to offer a patient-centered support group.  The Crohn’s and Colitis support group meets the first Thursday of every month at 4:30pm in the Multi-Purpose Room at MRH.