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  • CGH encourages you to Get Your Rear in Gear

    Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology, along with Novant Health, was the presenting sponsor for the 2014 Get Your Rear in Gear Charlotte event. GYRIG is a 5K run/walk that raises funds for the awareness of colorectal cancer and provides screenings for those in need. This year’s event was held on Saturday, March 8 at Independence Park. […]

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  • Novant’s Dinner with a Doctor CGH’s Dr. Kokenes

    March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Join Dennis Kokenes, MD of Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology for a discussion on the third most common cancer in both men and women. Learn about the risks and how to reduce them, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 6:00 – 7:30 pm Novant Health Matthews Medical Center […]

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  • Two Medicines with the Same Ingredient Unsafe

    35% of Adults Wrongly Believe it is Safe to Take Two Medicines with the Same Ingredient The American Gastroenterological Association has launched an exciting new medicine safety campaign. Overuse, misuse and chronic use of common over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicine can be dangerous to patients. Every year, 26,000 hospitalizations and more than 400 deaths in this […]

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  • Matt Harris on 107.9 The Link

    Tune in to 107.9 The Link to hear Matt Harris of The Matt & Ramona Show talk about his colonoscopy experience at Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology.  If you’re over the age of 50, schedule your appointment with us today!

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  • Celebrate the holiday’s with 89.9fm WDAV and CGH!

    Set your radio to 89.9 FM WDAV to celebrate the holiday season with Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology as we sponsor the following programs: Candles Burning Brightly This is a one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, with an exploration of traditional foods and activities, as well as plenty of music. Wednesday, November 27, […]

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  • CGH has gone social!

    To stay better stay connected with our patients and the community, CGH has recently increased our social media presence.  Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn, and visit our channel on YouTube.  Get to know our medical staff, read the latest GI health tips, stay up-to-date on our events […]

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  • Novant Health Matthews’s 5th Festival of Trees

    Novant Health Matthews Medical Center will be hosting its 5th Annual Festival of Trees beginning Monday, November 18 throughout the holiday season. CGH is very excited to participate by decorating our own tree which will be on display in the lobby located at 1500 Matthews Township Parkway. The lighting of the trees celebration will be […]

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  • Paint the Town Red, White & Blues Gala

    CGH is excited to continue our sponsorship of the CCFA’s 10th Annual Paint the Town Red, White & Blues Gala.  This year’s charity event will be held on Saturday, November 9th from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. at the Mint Museum Uptown Levine Center for the Arts.  Guests will be entertained by the live blues […]

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  • Charlotte Gastro promotes health and wellness

    In the month of October, CGH had the opportunity to participate in two health and wellness fairs. The first was the Sabic Plastics Health & Benefits Fair on Friday, October 11. Sabic Plastics is located in The Park Huntersville. We were very appreciative to have the opportunity to promote our Lake-area practices and to remind […]

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  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s PurpleStride

    Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology had the pleasure of sponsoring and participating in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s PurpleStride Charlotte 2013 5K Run/Walk.  The event was held at Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte on Saturday, September 7, 2013.  CGH exceeded its fundraising goal of $2,500 and 20 team members by raising $3,610 with a total of […]

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  • Keepin’ Your GI Tract Movin’ & Groovin’

    Please join Dr. Jeffrey Zaidman for “Keepin’ Your GI Tract Movin’ & Groovin’ in the Golden Years” to be held Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Levine Jewish Community Center. Learn how the aging process affects your gastrointestinal tract and how to balance out the changes. For more information please visit […]

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  • Managing the Costs of your IBD Care

    The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America and NeedyMeds are hosting a FREE Webcast/Teleconference on Tuesday, July 23rd from 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST titled “Managing the Costs of Your IBD Care.” Read the rest of this entry… This link dosen’t go anywhere on the original site. PLEASE ADDRESS ME!!!!!!

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  • 13th Annual Morrison YMCA Charity Golf Tournament

    Please join Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the 13th Annual Morrison YMCA Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 3rd at the Ballantyne Country Club. This event benefits the YMCA Community Support Campaign which supports programs such as Y Readers Literacy Academy for under-resourced 1st and 2nd graders at Nations Ford Elementary School. Registration and Range […]

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  • Charlotte Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event

    Come and Explore the 4th annual Charlotte Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event Where learning is FUN and DELICIOUS Saturday, April 13, 2013 The Blake Hotel 555 S. McDowell Street from 10 am – 4 pm. Map Admission: $10 Adults, Children under 13 FREE Admission to the events includes: Product sampling and sales from more […]

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  • CCFA Charlotte Patient Education Day

    Charlotte Patient Education Day Saturday, April 20, 2013 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Carolinas College of Health Sciences 1200 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203 A few topics that will be discussed: TNF Monitoring IBD and Healthcare Maintenance IBD and Pediatric Patients *additional topics to be added This is a FREE program, but we ask that […]

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  • 2013 Charlotte Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk

    Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology is a Leader Partner in CCFA’s 2013 Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis fundraising event. Join us at the nation’s only walk dedicated to finding a cure for digestive diseases. Charlotte’s walk will take place at Freedom Park on Saturday, June 1, 2013.  Registration opens at 3:00 PM; the walk starts […]

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  • Get Your Rear In Gear 5K Run/Walk

    Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology will be participating as “Health Expo Sponsors” in the 4th Annual Get Your Rear In Gear 5K Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Independence Park. Please help us raise awareness about colon cancer! Independence Park is located at 300 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC, 28204. Registration begins at […]

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  • Paint the Town Red, White & Blues

    Paint the Town Red, White & Blues: An Evening of Wine, Art and Music Please join us on Saturday, November 3, 2012, for the 9th Annual CCFA Paint the Town Red, White and Blues charity event featuring a fine selection of wine, beer and catered treats, live and silent auctions, and live music provided by […]

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  • Treatment Approaches in IBD: Options to Consider

    The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Carolinas Chapter is offering a FREE informational presentation and interactive question-and-answer session that will help sort through the available treatment options for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Treatment Approaches in IBD: Options to Consider Saturday, November 10, 2012 9:30 am to 11:00 am Auditiorium of the Carolinas College of […]

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  • Advances in IBD

    Saturday, April 14, 2012 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Carolinas College of Health Sciences Auditorium 1200 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203 Click here to register today(BROKEN EXTERNAL LINK PLEASE FIX), or call 704-332-1611 Topics will include: What Causes IBD? How Do We Treat IBD in 2012? Let’s Talk About Risks of IBD Treatment Immunizations and […]

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  • Newsline Fall / Winter 2011

    Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology Welcomes Dr. Ashish Thekdi. Dr. Ashish Thekdi recently joined the staff of Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology’s Matthews Office. A native of Toledo, Ohio, Dr. Thekdi graduated from Case University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, with a concentration in internal medicine. After his residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann […]

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