Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in |

Gastroenterologists are physicians specially trained in the management of disorders of the digestive system. The major organs they treat include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, colon and rectum.

Among the many conditions, a gastroenterologist investigates and treats are swallowing difficulties, narrowing of the esophagus, hiatus hernia, ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, cancer of the stomach and pancreas, disorders of the liver and gallbladder, diverticulitis, polyps, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer of the colon and hemorrhoids.