Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. Ailments affecting the organs of the gastrointestinal system include:

  • peptic ulcer disease
  • gastric cancers
  • esophageal cancers
  • achalasia
  • Barret’s esophagus
  • colon polyps
  • colon and bowel cancers
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatic cancers
  • cholecystitis
  • biliary tract disease
  • gallbladder stones and cancer
  • hepatitis
  • gastroesophageal reflux
  • colitis
  • nutritional problems and malabsorption,
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • a host of other disease conditions