Gastroenterology in Charleston

East Cooper GI is a dedicated team with a highly skilled gastroenterologist who is focused on the treatment and management of diseases and ailments of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach, esophagus, small intestine, colon, rectum, gall bladder, liver, bile ducts and pancreas). Our gastroenterologist diagnoses and treats many conditions including ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, gallbladder disease, constipation, celiac disease, cirrhosis, heartburn, colon cancer, hepatitis and pancreatitis. Dr. Rya Kaplan is committed to providing high quality GI care that is patient centered and outcome driven. The East Cooper GI office and endoscopy locations are both conveniently located in Mt. Pleasant. We welcome you to call us today at (843) 936-5970 or contacting our team online.

Care Services

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Colon cancer and colon polyp screening
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas-bloat
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Malabsorption
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Ulcers
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Liver disorders and diseases
  • Fatty liver
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Stomach diseases
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Stomach cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Liver Failure
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Colitis (noninfectious)


  • Colonoscopy (with polypectomy)
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Endoscopic dilation
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound