Barkley Surgicenter provides a range of care services for patients whose surgical needs do not require overnight hospitalization. Its facilities include various procedure and recovery suites. The center is accredited by The Joint Commission. Barkley Surgicenter is owned and operated by Gastroenterology Associates of SW Florida, which is a physician practice that specializes in the treatment of digestive system disorders. Founded in 1990, it specializes in the areas of gastroenterology and internal medicine. The practice administers capsule endoscopy, colonoscopy and peg tube placement procedures. Gastroenterology Associates of SW Florida provides treatment services for various disorders, including anemia, cirrhosis, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, esophageal cancer, gastritis, hemorrhoids and lactose intolerance. It maintains a Web-based portal that offers appointment scheduling and medication renewal services for patients. Gastroenterology Associates of SW Florida participates in the health care plans of several insurance companies, such as Medicaid, Prestige Health Choice, Tricare, Beech Street and Advantra Freedom.