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Specializing In Treating Disorders Affecting The Lower GI Tract. Call!...
 
Key Terms Relating to Gastroenterology

If you have issues with your digestive system, then you may need to see a Gastroenterologist. This kind of doctor specializes in gastroenterology and has expertise on disorders in your digestive system. There are also physicians that specialize in pediatric gastroenterology. Visit a local medical clinic to find a gastroenterologist. This is the same concept, only the physician is trained to work with kids that have problems with their digestive system. The following are key terms you should know when looking for a pediatric gastroenterologist or a medical clinic.

  • Dermatology - Study of medicine that deals with the skin. Any diseases of the skin fall into the study of dermatology.
  • Cardiology - Study of medicine that deals with disorders of the heart. Any heart surgery or disorder falls under the study of cardiology.
  • Pathology - This is the study of disease. Pathology is the study of any kind of disease no matter what organ.
  • Gastrology - Study of medicine that deals with organs from the mouth to the anus. Diseases and disorders of the stomach fall into the study of gastrology. Dermatology and cardiology also relate because they include organs located in this section of the body.
  • Abdomen - This is the belly. It contains the large and small intestine, gall bladder, liver, pancreas and spleen.
  • Intestine - A long tube organ that is located in the abdomen of the human body. There is a small and large intestine. They are also commonly referred to as bowels. This is the part of the body that is responsible for digesting.
  • Colonoscopy - A procedure that involves sending a viewing tube into the rectum. The colon and rectum is examined to see if there are any abnormalities.
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    American Gastroenterological Association
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    If you've been experiencing digestive distress or stomach problems, make sure you find the most reputable gastroenterology doctor. Find the physician you need with our association's listings.
     
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    Staten Island Medical Group
    4771 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10312
    If you require medical assistance, our practice has got all your needs covered. Our staff of experienced doctors specialize in many areas of medicine. Don't settle for second best when it comes to your health and wellness.
    (718) 605-7913
    Staten Island Physician Practice
    1050 Clove Rd, Staten Island, NY 10301
    For the finest in full service medical care, please call our office today. Our staff of experienced doctors, surgeons and practitioners specialize in multiple disciplines. We meet the medical needs of the entire family.
    (718) 816-6440
    Jp Medical PC
    1829 E 13th St Ste 1, Brooklyn, NY 11229
    We provide gastroenterology specialists here at our local clinic for insured and un-insured patients in the area. Find a doctor that can help your intestines and gastrointestinal tract.
    (718) 627-1177
    Ahmed M Hasan MD
    135 Lafayette Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071
    (610) 826-6255
    Hunterdon Gastroenterology Associates & Hunterdon
    1100 Wescott Dr, Flemington, NJ 08822
    (908) 788-6448
    Srinivas J Madana MD
    222 High St, Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 579-5090
    Neal E Luppescu MD
    10 N Gaston Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876
    (908) 595-0601
    Sarwam S Kahlam MD
    18 Church St, Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 579-1775
    PA Gastromed
    203 Towne Centre Dr, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
    (908) 359-1639
    Digestive Healthcare Center PA
    500 Courtyard Dr, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
    (908) 218-9222
    Michael A Schalet DO
    216 Finderne Ave, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (908) 526-6776
    Sudhir K Agarwal MD
    89 Sparta Ave, Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 729-2283
    Sparta Medical Associates
    532 Lafayette Rd Ste A, Sparta, NJ 07871
    (973) 383-3730
    Ddc of Nj
    33 Clyde Rd Ste 102, Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 873-9200
    Center for Digestive Diseases
    695 Chestnut St Ste 2, Union, NJ 07083
    (908) 688-6565


    Gastroenterology is a field of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract. Doctors in this specialty understand the function of digestion and diagnose diseases and conditions that affect this system. The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travels to the stomach and liver, before ending with the colon and anus. Gastrology is similar only the focus is on diseases of the stomach. With gastrology, only the stomach is taken into consideration, so this doctor will diagnose things like ulcers. A gastroenterologist handles many common health complaints like acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach pain. The doctor investigates symptoms like bloody diarrhea or vomiting, and begins to rule out specific conditions or diseases affecting the organs and intestines. You may need to visit a special clinic for scans and x-rays to look for tumors or blockages. With some situations, medicines that control stomach acid are all that's needed. Other times, a surgeon is called in. Cardiology physicians help rule out heart disease in cases of severe heartburn. Sometimes more than one specialist helps pinpoint a disease. Cardiology, dermatology and pathology physicians often team up with the gastroenterology team. This is helpful when disorders like Celiac's Disease present themselves. Cardiologists and dermatology or pathology doctors may think of abdominal disorders that other specialists miss. Pediatric specialists work with infants and children to diagnose pediatric gastrointestinal conditions. Many diseases and conditions involving the gastrointestinal system are treatable or preventable. Seek medical care as soon as possible to start treatment. Your discomfort doesn't have to be a constant part of your life.
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