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gastroenterologist

 [gas″tro-en″ter-ol´o-jist]
a physician specializing in gastroenterology.

gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gist

(gas'trō-en'tĕr-ol'ŏ-jist),
A medical specialist in gastroenterology.

gastroenterologist

[gas′trō·en′tərol′əjist]
a physician who specializes in diseases affecting the GI tract.

gastroenterologist

An internist subspecialized in the study and management of disease of the GI tract, from esophagus to anus Meat & potatoes diseases Ulcers, colon polyps Salary $220K. See Gastroenterology. Cf Hepatologist.

gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gist

(gas'trō-en-tĕr-ol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in gastroenterology.

gastroenterologist

A doctor specializing in the digestive system and its disorders. Gastroenterologists are concerned not only with the OESOPHAGUS, stomach and intestines, but also with the major associated glands—the LIVER and the PANCREAS.

Gastroenterologist

A physician who specializes in diseases of the digestive system.
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gas·tro·en·ter·ol·o·gist

(gas'trō-en-tĕr-ol'ŏ-jist)
A medical specialist in gastroenterology.

gastroenterologist

a physician specializing in gastroenterology.

Patient discussion about gastroenterologist

Q. Where can I find a doctor specializing in Chronic Pancreatitis in New York City? Looking for a gastroenterologist that specializes in Chronic Pancreatitis or pancreatic diseases, who is known to be an "expert" in this field. If you also know of someone in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, that would be great too.

A. Here you are couple of sites about good Dr. you can find in NYC, this one is from the magazine “New York best doctors 2008”
http://www.castleconnolly.com/doctors/results.cfm?dws=wke&source=nymetro&speccode=018
and here is another site but this one requires registration if I’m not mistaken..
http://www.americastopdoctors.com/

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Reading between the lines, if such conditions are approved by CMS, then the gastroenterologists will have an unrestrained ability to perform colonoscopy on any little lump or bump that they might discover if they or their clinical assistant should be allowed to read VC exams.
This work is an essential textbook for both gastroenterologists and surgical pathologists.
Shahid Ahmad Consultant Gastroenterologist at Darul Sehat Hospital in his welcome address said that the Endoscopy unit was established at the Hospital in 2011 and ERCP service became available in 2012.
DR Lawrence Sunder Raj, 42, a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, has recently begun working with Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals.
The gastroenterologist noted that a cardiac stress test should be considered if the symptoms worsened or the endoscopy was negative.
Since then, "colonoscopy has become established as one of the preferred modalities for colon cancer screening," says gastroenterologist Harminder Singh of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.
Sinn Moorthy, a Lancaster gastroenterologist from Sri Lanka, said the money came mostly from fellow doctors but that his patients also brought in donations.
He had been treated by a gastroenterologist for several months for a diagnosis of cholangitis.
James Frakes, a gastroenterologist (stomach doctor) in Rockford, Ill.
More recently, we heard from a patient in the first category whose annual examinations are almost unbearable because her gastroenterologist will not administer pain killers for the procedure-which is quite painful due to the necessity of stretching the colon to get the instrument to the colon's extreme end.
Comorbidity is slightly higher for those who go to a gastroenterologist versus an internist or family physician," said Dr.
The patient returned 6 months later with the same complaints and, he said, requested referral to a gastroenterologist.

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