Gastroenterology, a specialty of internal medicine, focuses on the digestive system and the treatment of illness or injury within the gastrointestinal tract.
Digestive discomforts like heartburn, stomach upset, acid reflux and painful gas could be symptoms of serious medical problems. If you have questions about your digestive health, but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a digestive health assessment and learn more about conditions you may have.
A gastroenterologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions:
Primary providers will refer patients to gastroenterologists when traditional treatments have proven ineffective. Gastroenterologists utilize a variety of techniques to diagnose and care for patient gastroenterological issues.
COMMON GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ISSUES ARE:
COMMON PROCEDURES USED TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT SYMPTOMS ARE: