A gastroenterologist specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, or digestive system. This includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and gallbladder. A GI specialist focuses on the health needs of adults with digestive problems.
A gastroenterologist typically:
A gastroenterologist may also be known by the following names: GI specialist, GI doctor, or stomach doctor.
There are 21040 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in the United States with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 3185 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Northside Hospital.