In our efforts to provide you with the best possible care, Gastroenterology Associates of Tidewater participates in active clinical research. Led by Dr. Felix Tiongco and Dr. Shoba Mendu, our research division offers patients new GI disease medications made only available through research protocols.



Our most recent clinical trials:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Camera Pill for colon
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Crohn’s and Ulcerative colitis)
  • Colonoscopy preparations
  • Anal Fissure
  • GERD
  • Diverticulitis
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gastroparesis
  • Stool sample collection

Our clinical research trials are primarily conducted at our Chesapeake location, which is staffed by full-time Clinical Research Coordinators who are members of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

If you have further questions regarding participation in a research trial please contact our clinical research coordinator at (757) 842-6009 extension 1109 or email [email protected].

Current Studies FAQs on Research