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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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What is gastroenterology?

What is gastroenterology?

Subspecialty: This is a subspecialty within internal medicine that focuses on the nonsurgical diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small and large intestines, liver, and pancreas. Gastroenterologists do endoscopy to look at the inside of the gut and its glands, manage patients with chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis, and much else. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Gastroenterology (Definition)

Gastroenterology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the function and disorders of the entire digestive tract, which begins at the lips and ends at the anus. Included organs are the pancreas, ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Zandman
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What is common gastroenterology trouble?

What is common gastroenterology trouble?

Common conditions: The most common conditions treated by gastroenterologists include gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer screening. We also treat diseases of the liver such as hepatitis b, c, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Daniel Zandman
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Dr. Louis Krenn
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Mymedicaldomains.Com – anyone heard of those guys and the medical domains? Are those really medical domains? If so I intend to buy gastroenterology.Md

Not really: .Md is the top level domain assigned to the republic of moldova. All countries have been given tlds. (.Us=usa). This site is trying to act as a reseller of these domains similar to how many companies resell the .Com domaines. The listed site for purchasing domains is http://www.Register.Md/ if you truly want one of the expensive domains, would recommend going through the official site. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Martin Wodi
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What does a gastroenterology doctor do?

GI Tract care: Gastrenterologists are doctors that diagnose and treat conditions affecting the gastro-intestinal tract (git) or digestive system which consists of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines up to the anus as well as adjorning organs such as the liver, pancreas, gall bladder etc. Common conditions treated by GI docs include ibs, crohns & uc, GI cancers & ulcers, hemorroids, gerd etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Antonino Mannone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Richard Zimon
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Could anyone tell which hospitals/doctors in pune are good for gastroenterology/hepatology?

Dont know pune: I don't know where pune is but by going to the websites of the aga you can search for an aga member near your. https://secure.gastro.org/gilocator/locator.asp. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Browning
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Serious proctology question. Will they take care of long hemorrhoids?

Serious proctology question. Will they take care of long hemorrhoids?

Yes: The current term for "proctologist" is colon and rectal surgeon. The management of hemorrhoid problems is a significant part of what we do. ...Read more

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Can a general surgeon perform a lap ban surgery or does it have to be a gastroenterology dr?

Can a general surgeon perform a lap ban surgery or does it have to be a gastroenterology dr?

Bariatric surgery: There is a specialty of medine for this--bariatric surgery. Gastroenterologists generally don't do surgery-mostly endoscopic procedures and biopsies etc..Bariatric surgeons are trained to do just these bypass procedures. I advise consult your doc for an evaluation and possible referal to a bariatric surgeon--and lung/heart/psychiatry doc as part of the "requirement" for these surgeries. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Keith Monson
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Proctology (Definition)

Proctologists are physicians who have specialized knowledge to diagnose and surgically treat disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. Such disorders may include hemorrhoids, colorectal ...Read more


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Colorectal (Definition)

The term refers to colin(large intestine ) and rectum: colorectal surgeon for example does surgical procedures ...Read more


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