Stanley J. Pietrak MD

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Stanley J. Pietrak, MD, Gastroenterology

Stanley J. Pietrak, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist at MedStar Washington Hospital center. In addition to his dedication to general gastroenterology care, Dr. Pietrak diagnoses and treats both benign and malignant diseases of the bile ducts, pancreas, and the pancreatic ducts, with a focus on therapeutic endoscopy.

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Probiotics and Gut Health

by Stanley J. Pietrak, MD, Gastroenterology
October 29, 2020

Those with nagging digestive issues have probably heard or read about probiotics and prebiotics by now. Often touted as a…

Gut Feelings: Insight into Some Common Stomach Troubles

by Stanley J. Pietrak, MD, Gastroenterology
August 25, 2020

“What does it mean if I have a chronically noisy stomach?” This is something patients ask me all the time….

Pancreatic Cancer Is On the Rise. So Is Hope for Earlier Detection.

by Stanley J. Pietrak, MD, Gastroenterology
March 12, 2020

Over the past decade, we’ve made incredible strides in the fight against many types of cancer. But pancreatic cancer is…