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Gastroenterologist Dr. Lee Hixson Joins Gritman System

Moscow, ID.― Dr. Lee Hixson, a Board-Certified Gastroenterologist with experience treating patients for a wide range of conditions, has joined the Gritman General Surgeons and Gastroenterology clinic in Moscow.


In addition to performing endoscopes and colonoscopies for polyp and cancer detection, Dr. Hixson specializes in treating both acute and chronic GI problems, including:

  • Bowel Irregularity
  • Heartburn and Swallowing Problems
  • Hemorrhoid Bleeding
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver and Gallbladder Disease
  • Ulcer Symptoms

Dr. Hixson is excited to join the Gritman System and work with patients to both help relieve symptoms, as well as to prevent disease through screening procedures like colonoscopies.

“We can often improve a person’s quality of health significantly with intervention,” Dr. Hixson said. “I would encourage people who are having symptoms to come in and let us help them.”

Board-Certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Hixson has already begun to interact with the region’s primary care providers to ensure patients get the services they need without having to travel for gastrointestinal care.

He joins the successful Gritman General Surgeons and Gastroenterology practice that includes Dr. Bryan AndersonDr. Brian Newell and Physician Assistant Andrew Schug. The practice provides general, acute and trauma surgery services, along with gastrointestinal care.

Dr. Hixson currently serves as clinical faculty with the University of Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program. He comes to Gritman after an esteemed career serving patients in both Utah and the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley.

Gritman General Surgeons and Gastroenterology, first opened in 2021, is located at 2400 W. A St., Suite G, in Moscow. Referrals and appointments are accepted. Learn more by visiting or calling 208-883-1177.


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