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Which doctors typically treat diverticular disease?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Often diverticulitis is diagnosed by primary care or er physicians.
Proper management should be handled by a colon and rectal surgeon, general surgeon, or gastroenterologist. Be sure to get to someone with experience. Diverticulitis and diverticulosis are completely different and should be handled differently. Improper management can lead to emergency surgery and a colostomy, .

In brief: Depends

Often diverticulitis is diagnosed by primary care or er physicians.
Proper management should be handled by a colon and rectal surgeon, general surgeon, or gastroenterologist. Be sure to get to someone with experience. Diverticulitis and diverticulosis are completely different and should be handled differently. Improper management can lead to emergency surgery and a colostomy, .
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: GI docs, Surgeons

Diverticulitis is often diagnosed by primary care doctors or gastroenterologists.
Complications of diverticulitis may require surgery and are under the care of general surgeons.

In brief: GI docs, Surgeons

Diverticulitis is often diagnosed by primary care doctors or gastroenterologists.
Complications of diverticulitis may require surgery and are under the care of general surgeons.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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