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About Us

Hillside Gastroenterology & Nutrition is a solo-based private practice in Hanover, Pennsylvania. We are accepting and treating new patients, limited to gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders, along with weight management and screening colonoscopies. Physician referrals to the practice are mandatory. The range of age of patients we see is, but not limited to, five years and older. Typically, we see 4-5 new patients per day, along with follow up visits for existing patients. The average waiting period to see a new patient is about 4-6 weeks after the appointment is made.

Most all of our endoscopies are performed at Hillside Endoscopy Center, which is a Department of Health and Medicare-approved, Pennsylvania state-licensed facility. Our facility offers the patient a safe, private and convenient setting. The patient has a variety of bowel cleansing agents to choose from prior to the colonoscopy. We have an anesthesiologist who will provide complete sedation and a registered nurse who maintains comprehensive care throughout the procedure.

PSUDr. Thomas Biography

Dr. Paul Thomas has been in practice in the Hanover, Pennsylvania area since August 1998. He was graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internship at Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center, followed by an Internal Medicine Residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Thomas was on staff at Geisinger Medical Center for two years when he entered into the field of Clinical Nutrition and Gastroenterology. He completed a Clinical Nutrition Fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center, and then his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pennsylvania. While in private practice in Hanover, Pennsylvania, Dr. Thomas was involved in several clinical research trials for erosive esophagitis, ulcerative colitis, and diarrhea associated IBS. He is the Owner and President of Hillside Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Inc. and Hillside Endoscopy Center, LLC.