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Digestive symptoms like gas, bloating and abdominal pain can indicate an underlying illness and should not be ignored.  Take control of your digestive health and call on our team of medical professionals to determine the cause of your symptoms and lay out a treatment plan. 

Dr. Jeffrey Riggs is the only gastroenterologist within 30 miles of Hopkinsville currently treating Crohn’s disease. Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. It causes swelling of the tissues in your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition.

Dr. Jeffrey Riggs and Jessica Bridgforth DNP, APRN, specialize in the treatment of Hepatitis at Jennie Stuart Health Gastroenterology, located on Eagle Way Bypass in Hopkinsville. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. We most commonly see Hepatitis C and many people do not realize they have Hepatitis, so it’s important to get screened at least once for all adults aged 18 years and older. 

Our gastroenterologist are seeing patients 16 years and older and can treat a number of conditions, including but not limited to:

Some conditions and procedures listed below are accompanied by an educational video that can be viewed and/or printed for your convenience. Please click the video icon to the left of the diagnosis to access.

Abdominal pain
Anal and rectal pain
View a Video about Celiac DiseaseCeliac Disease
View a Video about Colorectal CancerColorectal Cancer
View a Video about Constipation (in Adults)Constipation (in Adults)
Duodenal ulcer
Esophageal diseases
Gastrointestinal diseases
View a Video about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
View a Video about HeartburnHeartburn
View a Video about HemorrhoidsHemorrhoids
View a Video about Hepatitis C (HCV)Hepatitis C (HCV)
View a Video about Hiatal HerniaHiatal Hernia
View a Video about Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Intestinal ischemia
View a Video about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Stomach diseases
Ulcerative colitis
Vomiting disorders

*No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay. There are discounts available based on family size and income.

231 Burley Ave

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

(270) 885-7300
(Closed on Fridays)
Fax (270) 885-7198
   Jeffrey Riggs DO, FACOI

Jeffrey Riggs DO, FACOI
Jennie Stuart Health
227 Burley Avenue
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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   Jessica Bridgforth DNP, APRN

Jessica Bridgforth DNP, APRN

231 Burley Ave.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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