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93309 (12) (3.77 mi)
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  • Harpal Bhaika, MD 120 Points

    Kern Gastroentorology Medical
    5959 Truxtun Ave Ste 200
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
  • Rabinder Bhogal, MD 110 Points

    Gastroenterology Medical Group
    5959 Truxtun Ave Ste 200
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
  • Tabassum Chowdhury, MD 110 Points

    Kern Gastroentorology Medical
    5959 Truxtun Ave Ste 200
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
  • Mohammad Tarik Firozi, MD 100 Points

    3551 Q St
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Hua-Lung Lin, MD 100 Points

    H Lin Inc
    2225 19th St
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Ramesh Gupta, MD 90 Points

    Hemorrhoid Care Ctr
    1408 Commercial Way
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
  • Harpal S Bhaika, MD 60 Points

    5959 TRUXTUN AVE STE 200
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Marvin E Ament, MD 40 Points

    1408 COMMERICAL WAY
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Ramesh C Gupta, MD 40 Points

    1408 COMMERICAL WAY
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Rajeev Krishan, MD 10 Points

    5959 TRUXTUN AVE STE 200
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Rajeev R Manu, MD 10 Points

    2323 16TH ST STE 303
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93301
  • Paramvir S Rahal, MD 10 Points

    2323 16TH ST STE 300
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93301
  • Harpal S Bhaika, MD

    2323 16TH ST STE 401
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93301
  • Rabinder S Bhogal, MD

    5959 TRUXTUN AVE STE 200
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Rabinder S Bhogal, MD

    2323 16TH ST STE 401
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93301
  • Stephen A Borowsky, MD

    1408 COMMERCIAL WAY
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Tabassum A Chowdhury, MD

    5959 TRUXTUN AVE STE 200
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
  • Anil Mehta

    3941 San Dimas St Ste 104
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Jorge H Vargas, MD

    1408 COMMERICAL WAY
    BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309

Gastroenterologist Info

Gastroenterologist Summary:
A Gastroenterologist is a physician of internal medicine who specializes in diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases of the digestive system. A gastroenterologist is concerned with the normal function of the digestive system; making sure that it is working properly to dispose of bodily waste. Gastroenterologists are trained in performing tests (biopsies, x-rays) and interpreting the results.

Gastroenterologist FAQs:
What is a

Gastroenterologist

?
A Gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in diseases of the digestive tract.

What does a Gastroenterologist treat?
A Gastroenterologist treats conditions of the digestive tract, including cancer, hemorrhoids, hepatitis, polyps and ulcers.

When should I seek help from a Gastroenterologist?
If you have any of these symptoms you should see a Gastroenterologist: Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea or vomiting.

What procedures does a Gastroenterologist perform?
A Gastroenterologist can perform colon screenings, intestinal dilation and polypectomies.

Where does a Gastroenterologist work?
A Gastroenterologist can work in a clinic, hospital or private practice.

What are an endoscopy and a colonoscopy?
Both of these procedures involve inserting a flexible tube with a light and camera on the end into the body. It is used to see if there is any evidence of disease or damage in the digestive tract. Endoscopy involves inserting the tube into the mouth and down the esophagus. A colonoscopy involves inserting the tube into the anus to examine the intestines. In many cased, a biopsy is taken and tests are performed on the removed tissue.

What are common ailments of the digestive system?
Some of the most common ailments include Crohn's disease, gastric ulcer, hemorrhoids, polyps, cancer, colitis, gallstones, heartburn and intestinal obstructions.

What are some symptoms of colon and rectal cancer?
Some of the most alarming symptoms are blood in the stools, unexplained abdominal pain, anemia and unexplained weight loss.

How do I find a Gastroenterologist in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate a Gastroenterologist in your state. Select Gastroenterologist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a Gastroenterologist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a Gastroenterologist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Gastroenterologists in your city and state.


Gastroenterologist Related Terms:
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