Blair Gastroenterolgy Associates Brings Quality GI Healthcare to Bedford County

Blair Gastroenterology Associates is a team of highly skilled physicians specializing in disorders and diseases of the digestive system, including the Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine, Colon, Gallbladder, Liver and Pancreas. Dr. David Kerstetter Jr., one of the board-certified Blair Gastro team of physicians, is proud to be the preferred provider of gastroenterology services for the Bedford Area. Dr. Kerstetter has been serving patients in Bedford for over eight years and is now joined by Certified Physician Assistant, Kara Topka. Dr. Kerstetter and Kara are both natives of Bedford County. They are proud to provide comprehensive gastroenterology prevention and treatment for their friends and neighbors throughout all of Bedford County. Dr. Kerstetter and Kara are also accepting new patients. 

One area of special focus is on the prevention of colon cancer through early screening. Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women. Regular screening, starting at age 50, is important since most early colorectal cancers do not produce symptoms. The good news is that colon cancer is one of the most treatable cancers. Early detection is key. Most colorectal cancers develop from noncancerous polyps and removing these polyps during a colonoscopy can reduce your risk of getting colorectal cancer. 

Blair Gastro’s highly trained and skilled team is working to provide services to meet the increased need for quality GI healthcare in the Bedford County area. To meet the growing number of patients needing to be seen at the Bedford offices, Blair Gastro has expanded the number of days at the Bedford office. Blair Gastro is also adding additional physicians who will be seeing patients in their Bedford County offices. 

To learn more about the experts at Blair Gastro and to schedule an appointment, call today at 814-310-9228.  Our Everett office is located on the Bedford Hospital Campus in the Specialty Care Building at 195 Memorial Drive, Suite 6. Visit our website at for more information. 

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