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i need a gastenologist

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Gastroenterology: Gastroenterologists are experts in managing diseases that affect the stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, small intestines and the colon.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Probably: This depends upon the need for the report (who will be reading it?) and the recency of the examination by the GI doctor. All doctors keep (should kee ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is difficult to distinguish gastritis from other issues such as an ulcer based on symptoms alone. Using a scope to directly visualize the area is t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is difficult to separate gastritis from other serious issues such as an ulcer on symptoms alone. Using a scope to visualize the upper GI tract is t ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Check Local Doc Assn: Check with your local or state doctor's assocations. They can usually give you a few names that are in your area, who are acceptin new patients.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: This depends on your insurance plan, but usually referrals are needed in order to see a specialist. You should discuss your symptoms with your primary ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Don't do it!: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, c ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
For blood disorders: Generally you will see a hematologist on referral from your primary doctor. You would be experiencing paleness, shortness of breath, bruising, loss o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience in Radiology
Referral from ob: In general hsg's require a referral from an ob.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Insurance issues: America is a free country, so any patient can see a gastroenterologist, without having to get permission from another person. The restrictions are ins ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Copd: Emt should know whatever available medical history to treat you appropriately. For example if they know that you have COPD they will not administer to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: A bronchoscopy is a specialized procedure performed by a trained specialist, usually a pulmonologist to visualize & inspect the major airways and take ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Ordered no, done yes: Need a thorough, multidisciplinary evaluation, including psychologic, before the procedure is done. Needs to be done by a specialist/bariatric surgeo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Family Doctor: This comes from the primary care physician who is your doctor.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Usually not: Your family doctor is a good place to start. S/he can examine your breast tissue and testicles if necessary as well as asses your risk factors. Most ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes. There are: many good remedies for allergy sufferers.
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A member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Yes and No: If you have been under the care of a different pain management provider then your records will need to be reviewed. If it has been more than a year si ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sort of...: You do not order a "thyroidectomy" which is a surgery to remove the thyroid. This procedure is done by a surgeon (typically an ENT or general surgeo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A hysteroscopy may be indicated for a number of gynecologic complaints (abnormal bleeding, polyps, fibroids, lost iud, etc). A hysteroscopy can be per ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Morgan Stuart
9 years experience in Neurosurgery
See a neurologist : A neurologist can perform an initial evaluation and work up for the various causes of seizures, not all of which require surgical intervention. A neu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Referral: As an Endocrinologist myself I strongly recommend that you ask your doctor to refer you to a local Endocrinologist. What troubles you such that you w ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Giunta
53 years experience in Family Medicine
Proctologist : Many family dr can treat hemorroids if surgery is needed then need to see specialist.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ok: get started.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience in Radiology
Yes: Most hospitals require a referral through an ob/gyn.

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