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  • Annamalai Veerappan, MD 130 Points

    Washington Township Medical Foundation
    Distance: 23.48 mi
    2557 Mowry Ave Ste 12
    Fremont, CA 94538
  • Anmol Mahal, MD 120 Points

    Distance: 23.48 mi
    39225 State St
    Fremont, CA 94538
  • Sukhwinder Sandhu, MD 100 Points

    Fremont Medical Group Inc
    Distance: 23.48 mi
    734 Mowry Ave
    Fremont, CA 94536
  • Kenneth Kelsen, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.48 mi
    2287 Mowry Ave Ste H
    Fremont, CA 94538
  • Robert Ruskin, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 23.48 mi
    39400 Paseo Padre Pkwy
    Fremont, CA 94538
  • Eric Rowen, MD 360 Points

    Valleycare Gastroenterology
    Distance: 23.76 mi
    5575 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 320
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
  • Phillip Wolfe, MD 180 Points

    Valleycare Gastroenterology
    Distance: 23.76 mi
    5575 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 320
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
  • Ralph Camacho Jr, MD 110 Points

    Ralph Camacho Jr Inc
    Distance: 23.76 mi
    5565 W LAS POSITAS BLVD #260
    PLEASANTON, CA 94588
  • Eric M Rowen, MD 20 Points

    Distance: 23.76 mi
    5575 W LAS POSITAS BLVD #320
    PLEASANTON, CA 94588
  • Phillip A Wolfe, MD

    Distance: 23.76 mi
    5575 W LAS POSITAS BLVD STE 320
    PLEASANTON, CA 94588
  • Mary Chan, MD 100 Points

    Menlo Medical Clinic
    Distance: 24.7 mi
    1300 Crane St
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • John Selling, MD 100 Points

    Menlo Medical Clinic
    Distance: 24.7 mi
    1300 Crane St
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • Mary F Chan, MD

    Distance: 24.7 mi
    1300 CRANE ST
    MENLO PARK, CA 94025
  • John A Selling, MD

    Distance: 24.7 mi
    1300 CRANE ST
    MENLO PARK, CA 94025
  • Barbara L Nylund, MD 80 Points

    Distance: 26.52 mi
    165 ROWLAND WAY STE 310
    NOVATO, CA 94945
  • Laurence J Mazzotta, MD 30 Points

    Distance: 26.52 mi
    165 ROWLAND WAY STE 208
    NOVATO, CA 94945

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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