What is a gastroenterologist?

A common question that I I get is what is
a gastroenterologist do? What does that mean? And a gastroenterologist is one who treats
patients with diseases or conditions or concerns about the digestive tract. And that can include
anything from mouth pain to rectal pain or anything from heart burn to colon cancer to
stomach discomfort to Celiac disease to inflammatory bowel disease. So there’s a wide spectrum
of disorders and issues that go from anything from being very common to extremely rare that
we as gastroenterologists have the pleasure of treating and and managing.

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