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  • Derek Patel, MD
    210 Points

    Derek Patel, MD

    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • David Kunkel, MD
    130 Points

    David Kunkel, MD

    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Parviz Foroozan, MD 120 Points

    Parviz Foroozan, MD

    -
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Gordon Kim, MD 110 Points

    Gordon Kim, MD

    Scripps Clinic
    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd Ste 203
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Paul Pockros, MD 110 Points

    Paul Pockros, MD

    Scripps Clinic
    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Nedret Copur-Dahi, MD
    100 Points

    Nedret Copur-Dahi, MD

    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Sheila Crowe, MD
    100 Points

    Sheila Crowe, MD

    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Robert Goldklang, MD 100 Points

    Robert Goldklang, MD

    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 820
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • M Roseman, MD 100 Points

    M Roseman, MD

    LA Jolla Gastroenterology Inc
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 820
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • H Lenz, MD 100 Points

    H Lenz, MD

    LA Jolla Travelers Clinic
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 820
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Donald Ritt, MD 100 Points

    Donald Ritt, MD

    LA Jolla Travelers Clinic
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 820
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Ravinder Mittal, MD
    100 Points

    Ravinder Mittal, MD

    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Otto Nebel, MD 100 Points

    Otto Nebel, MD

    Otto T Nebel MD Inc
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 820
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Warren Reidel, MD 100 Points

    Warren Reidel, MD

    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, Div Of Gastroenterology
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Williamson Strum, MD 100 Points

    Williamson Strum, MD

    Scripps Clinic & Research
    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Caroline Diamant, MD 100 Points

    Caroline Diamant, MD

    Scripps Clinic
    9844 Genesee Ave Ste 400, Scripps Clnc
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Frank Mayer, MD 100 Points

    Frank Mayer, MD

    Specialty Medical Clinic Inc
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 560
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Edward C Paredez, MD 10 Points

    Edward C Paredez, MD

    9850 Genesee Ave
    820
    La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Meng Hua, MD
    1430 Points

    Meng Hua, MD

    Distance: 11.37 mi
    6699 Alvarado Rd
    Ste 2306
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Vijaya Pratha, MD 460 Points

    Vijaya Pratha, MD

    Distance: 11.37 mi
    3330 3rd Ave Ste 303
    San Diego, CA 92103
  • Simon Ritchken, MD 330 Points

    Simon Ritchken, MD

    Balboa Medical Group
    Distance: 11.37 mi
    4282 Genesee Ave Ste 102
    San Diego, CA 92117
  • Kishore Gaddipati, MD
    200 Points

    Kishore Gaddipati, MD

    Distance: 11.37 mi
    4060 4th Avenue
    Suite 240
    San Diego, CA 92103
  • Naveen Gara, MBBS
    200 Points

    Naveen Gara, MBBS

    Distance: 11.37 mi
    4510 Executive Drive
    San Diego, CA 92121
  • Alexander Kuo, MD
    200 Points

    Alexander Kuo, MD

    Distance: 11.37 mi
    4510 Executive Drive
    San Diego, CA 92121

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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