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  1. The Facts About Colon Cancer

    Written By: Angela Hira, DO What is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer is a cancer that occurs in the large intestine or rectum and is the third leading cause of death in men and women in the US. There is a 6% chance for any male or female to develop colon cancer during their lifetime. What […]

  2. Get Your Rear In Gear 5K Run/Walk

    It’s that time of year to participate in the Get Your Rear in Gear 5k Run/Walk! We would love to see you participate in this event as it is sponsored by our Wake Gastro department.  By attending this event you are not only supporting Wake Gastro with your participation, you are supporting the Colon Cancer […]

  3. Parting Words From Dr. Ender

    Dear Patients, It is with great anticipation that I announce my retirement from the practice of Gastroenterology at Wake Gastroenterology (Division of Wake Internal Medicine Consultants). It has indeed been my pleasure to be one of your medical providers these past years. My career has provided me enormous pleasure, and I have experienced great satisfaction […]

  4. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Update

    We recognize that COVID-19 vaccines are at the top of everyone’s mind and that many individuals are hoping to schedule vaccinations with us. While we are eager to be a vaccine resource for all of our patients, we are at the mercy of the state to receive allocations. We have the staff and resources ready […]

  5. Virtual Visit

    We have changed our telemedicine platform to better serve you as our patient! Our new platform is simple, secure, and effective for connecting with your provider for a virtual visit. To schedule a virtual visit: Call us at 919-781-7500 to speak with one of our schedulers. For a virtual visit, you will need to provider […]

  6. What to Expect: Face Masks, Visitors, & Cleaning

    The Governor is expected to relax the stay-at-home order in North Carolina this Friday, but wearing a facemask when in public areas will remain a recommendation. At Wake Internal Medicine, we are asking all of our patients to please wear a mask or face covering when coming to the practice. Also, our preference is that […]

  7. Dr. Barish Recognized Among Castle Connolly Top Doctors®

    Our very own gastroenterologist, Dr. Charles Barish, is recognized among Castle Connolly Top Doctors® for Raleigh, NC region in 2016. A Raleigh, NC Board Certified physician specializing in Gastroenterology, Dr. Charles Barish, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2016. Raleigh, NC August 28, 2016 – Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Raleigh’s Gastroenterology specialist Dr. Charles Barish for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top […]

  8. Wake Gastro Dairy Free Recipes

    Dairy-Free Recipes

    If you have lactose intolerance and have been missing yogurt, I have some good news for you! Many dairy free yogurts are emerging on grocery store shelves, providing a refreshing source of calcium and vitamin D to those who do not tolerate lactose very well! Just like plant based milks, plant based yogurts do not […]

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    The Rise of Colon and Rectal Cancer: What You Need to Know

    In the United States, doctors recommend screenings for colon and rectal cancer starting around age 50. However, according to new case studies, screenings should begin much earlier. New findings show that adults in the United States are dying from colon and rectal cancers at an increasing rate about age 50. What the studies have found According […]

  10. Update on Hepatitis C infection of the liver

    By Dr. Bulent Ender Long standing (chronic) infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) remains one of the most common causes of infectious hepatitis and cirrhosis (end stage liver disease) in the U.S.   There have been significant advances in the understanding and treatment of HCV infection in the past decade.  HCV is transmitted primarily through […]

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