• What Medical Procedures Do Gastroenterologists Commonly Perform?

    Gastroenterology is the study of medicine that focuses on conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. Physicians who specialize in this type of healthcare are known as gastroenterologists. Some gastroenterologists diagnose and treat a wide variety of gastrointestinal health conditions, and some focus strictly on a specific type of gastrointestinal health issue. These are some medical procedures that gastroenterologists commonly perform. Endoscopy If a patient has problems with being able to properly digest food, eat without enduring pain or burning in the stomach or throat, or frequent vomiting, it may be necessary to have an endoscopy performed.
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