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Chowchilla (17.42 mi)
Turlock (23.99 mi)

Nearby Zip Codes

95348 (2) (2.04 mi)
93610 (1) (18.02 mi)
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  • Douglas Deutsch, MD 110 Points

    Advanced Endoscopy Ctr
    386 West Olive Avenue
    Merced, CA 95348
  • Man-Siak Mak, MD 100 Points

    Man-Siak Mak Inc
    3313 M St
    Merced, CA 95348
  • Sivakumar R Munnangi, MD

    Distance: 17.42 mi
    285 HOSPITAL DR
    CHOWCHILLA, CA 93610
  • E. Faraji, MD 130 Points

    Distance: 23.98 mi
    1729 N Olive Ave Ste 11
    Turlock, CA 95382
  • Jeffrey Mark, MD 120 Points

    Adult & Pediatric Gstrntrlgy
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    2101 Geer Rd Ste 118
    Turlock, CA 95382
  • Eshagh Faraji, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.98 mi
    1729 N Olive Ave Ste 11
    Turlock, CA 95382
  • Juan Canale, MD 100 Points

    Health God'S Way Try God'S Way
    Distance: 23.98 mi
    1851 Colorado Ave
    Turlock, CA 95382
  • Ajit S Arora, MD -10 Points

    Distance: 26.3 mi
    600 W I ST
    LOS BANOS, CA 93635

Nearby Cities

Chowchilla (17.42 mi)
Turlock (23.99 mi)

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.


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