Gastroenterology (gas-troh-en-ter-OL-uh-jee) is the medical specialty that treats problems of the digestive system.
What Is a Gastroenterologist?
A gastroenterologist (gas-troh-en-ter-OL-uh-jist) is a doctor who studies, diagnoses, and treats diseases and conditions that affect the mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and intestines.
Why Would Someone Need One?
Gastroenterologists diagnose and treat many different problems, including: