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If, hepatology is for liver, and nephrologist is for kidney, what is proctologist?

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Dr. Daniel Zandman
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Bum

A proctologist refers to a doctor who specializes in treatment of diseases of the anus and rectum. It's a term that has fallen out of favor. Today's proctologists are generally called colorectal surgeons, who concentrate on anorectal disease.

In brief: Bum

A proctologist refers to a doctor who specializes in treatment of diseases of the anus and rectum. It's a term that has fallen out of favor. Today's proctologists are generally called colorectal surgeons, who concentrate on anorectal disease.
Dr. Daniel Zandman
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: For rectum

The term procto means related to rectum. Proctoscope is the scope for the rectum just like a colonoscope is the one for the colon which is naturally much longer.

In brief: For rectum

The term procto means related to rectum. Proctoscope is the scope for the rectum just like a colonoscope is the one for the colon which is naturally much longer.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Proctologist

Proctologist is for rectal problems

In brief: Proctologist

Proctologist is for rectal problems
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