What is gastroenterology?

What is gastroenterology?

What is Gastroenterology? Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

What is Austin gastroenterology?

Austin Gastroenterology (AG) is the largest physician group in Central Texas that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of gastrointestinal diseases.

Where can I find gastroenterology care in Tampa?

To learn more about gastroenterology care at Florida Medical Clinic, contact us today. Proudly Serving: Brandon, Carrollwood, Central Tampa, North Tampa, Wesley Chapel, and Zephyrhills.

What are some advanced procedures that a gastroenterologist performs?

Some Gastroenterologists also receive directed training in advanced procedures using endoscopes such as endoscopic biliary examination (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography or ERCP), removal of tumors without surgery (endoscopic mucosal resection or EMR), placement of internal drainage tubes (stents) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).

How do I find a gastroenterologist near me?

Use Zocdoc to find gastroenterologists near you who take your insurance. It’s simple, secure and free. Zocdoc verifies all providers before they can appear in Zocdoc search results. Every provider that appears in search is open to new patients.

When should I see a gastroenterologist?

Gastroenterologists primarily diagnose and treat GI conditions. If your primary care physician has noticed an issue involving your GI tract, they will most likely recommend you see a gastroenterologist for a more detailed assessment of the issue.

What does it mean to be a fellow gastroenterologist?

The American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians designate such physicians as “Fellows” and the suffixes FACG and FACP are added to denote these honors. This means that these physicians have fulfilled the respective organizations’ rigorous requirements to gain this added distinction.

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