Gastroenterologist Dr. John Bassett

A Specialist in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology

Dr. John Bassett specializes in general gastroenterology with a focus on hepatology and liver disease.

He provides these medical services:

  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy and colon cancer screening
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Hemorrhoid banding
  • Liver fibrosis assessment using FibroScan
  • Management of patients prior to and after liver transplant

Dr. Bassett treats a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, including:

  • Acid reflux
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AAT)
  • Anemia and gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Celiac sprue
  • Cirrhosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diarrhea and constipation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Drug-induced liver injury
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Recurrent C Diff infection
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Wilson’s disease

Dr. Bassett has over 21 years of active military service. He retired in September 2019 as a United States Navy Captain. He currently serves as the medical director of hepatology at Sanford Health in Fargo. Dr. Bassett is also a clinical associate professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Speaks: English

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