FAQ’s

Gastroenterologists have extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), and biliary system (e.g., liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts). Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine.

A gastroenterologist is a physician who specializes in diseases of the digestive system, also called the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine.

Gastroenterology is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive system. These disorders may affect the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, liver, gallbladder, or pancreas.

Some conditions that a gastroenterologist may treatinclude:
  • Cancer.
  • Celiac disease.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Gallbladder disease.
  • Heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux)
  • Hemorrhoids.
  • Pancreatitis.

If you notice symptoms such as constipation, diarrhea, heartburn or abdominal pain in digestve system, you should visit a gastroenterologist. Which doctor to see at the start of any new symptoms, as well as after getting a diagnosis, is going to vary based on a number of different factors. In some cases, it might be clear when to see a gastroenterologist, but in others, there might be some wiggle room.

Here are list of tests gastroenterologists do:

Pediatric

  • Endoscopy
  • Impedance and pH Study for Children

Adult

  • 72 Hour Fecal Fat Test
  • Banding/Ligation of Hemorrhoids: CRH O’Regan System
  • BRAVO pH Monitoring
  • Colon Transit Study
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophageal Manometry Test
  • Esophageal Motility Study
  • Esophagoscopy Gastroscopy Duodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Hydrogen/Methane Breath Test
  • Impedance and pH Study for Adults
  • Impedance and pH Study for Children
  • Patency Test with Agile Patency Capsule
  • Pediatric Endoscopy
  • PillCam Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy
  • Secretin Stimulation Test
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy

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