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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

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.

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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DOCTOR'S DEFENSE: The patient's doctor denied that the patient had requested a referral to a gastroenterologist and maintained that he believed the flexible sigmoidoscopy had ruled out a serious cause of bleeding.
On that description alone, two-thirds of IBS experts were willing to endorse a diagnosis of IBS, compared with 34% of primary care physicians, 43% of gastroenterologists, and 41% of nurse-practitioners.
High patient demand for endoscopic services may be overwhelming current medical resources.[15] Gastroenterologists have recognized that their specialized talents may be underutilized in performing many routine endoscopic procedures.[15] Recent studies have documented that procedures can be performed competently by nongastroenterologists[3,5,8,12,16] and physician extenders.[15]
At the primary care level noninvasive tests such as fecal calprotectin can help identify patients with inflammatory conditions and "more rapid access to gastroenterologists for earlier diagnosis of IBD can improve patient outcomes," said gastroenterologist and study lead author Zane Gallinger, MD, FRCPC, of the University of Toronto at Mount Sinai Hospital, in an interview.
MANILA: At a gathering of doctors, President Duterte admitted undergoing endoscopy and colonoscopy performed by his personal gastroenterologist, citing a family history of constipation.
Duterte admits undergoing medical procedures !-- -- MANILA, Philippines At a gathering of doctors, President Duterte admitted undergoing endoscopy and colonoscopy performed by his personal gastroenterologist, citing a family history of constipation.
The plaintiff, then age 12, was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in August 2011 by the defendant pediatric gastroenterologist and was prescribed Mercaptopurine.
'Over 40,000 people die every year in Pakistan due to complications of the hepatitis B and C including liver cancer, which means that 111 persons are losing their lives daily due to these preventable and curable viral diseases in our country,' eminent gastroenterologist and hepatologist Prof Saeed Hamid told a news conference in connection with World Hepatitis Day 2018 here at a local hotel on Friday.
27 July 2018 - Canadian gastroenterologist provider CRH Medical Corp.
PGLDS patron and gastroenterologist Dr Shahid Ahmed said the World Health Organisation (WHO) had set the target of the elimination of hepatitis B and C from the world by 2030, however, keeping in view the state of affairs in Pakistan, especially Sindh, it seemed to be a far cry.
We did a random survey (unpublished observation) to determine the average cost of healthcare services per unit time to the patient provided by physician, gastroenterologist, general surgeon and ophthalmologist.

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