A Gastroenterologist, a physician with a unique experience in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver plays a very important role. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action and physiology of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine, digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and function of the liver as a digestive organ. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder, biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and pancreatitis. In essence, all normal activity and disease of the digestive organs are part of the study of Gastroenterology. Gastroenterologists completely provides patients with the ability to provide high quality, comprehensive care for patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal ailments.
Gastroenterologists perform the bulk of research involving gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures as well as the interpretation of results and are experts in the field. Studies have shown that Gastroenterologists perform higher quality colonoscopy examinations and comprehensive consultative services when compared to other physicians. It is this ability to provide more complete, accurate and thorough care for patients with gastrointestinal conditions, which distinguishes Gastroenterologists from other physicians that provide some similar services.
Subject areas include, but are not restricted to the below fields:
Abdominal Gastroenterology, Advanced Imaging in Gastroenterology, Anorectal Disorders, Bezoars & Foreign Bodies, Case Reports in Gastroenterology, Colon and Small Bowel, Diverticular Disease, Esophageal GI Disorders, Functional GI Disorders, Gastric & Peptic Disorders, Gastroenterological Diseases, GI Bleeding, GI Cancers, GI Diagnostics, GI Endoscopy, Hepatic Disorders, Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Liver, Lower GI Complaints, Malabsorption Syndrome, Neurogasteroenterology, Nutrition, Pancreas and Biliary Tract, Paediatric Gastroenteritis, Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Stomach, Surgical Gastroenterology, Tumours of the GI Tract, Upper GI Complaints, Virtual Colonoscopy.
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