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  • Hiroshi Mashimo, MD 100 Points

    Hiroshi Mashimo, MD

    1400 Vfw Pkwy, Vamc Research 151
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Michael Apstein, MD 100 Points

    Michael Apstein, MD

    US Veterans Hospital
    1400 Vfw Pkwy, 1400 Vfw Pky Dept Med
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Dominique Q Pham, MD

    Dominique Q Pham, MD

    1996 CENTRE ST
    WEST ROXBURY, MA 02132
  • Gertrude A Reen, RD

    Gertrude A Reen, RD

    70 HOWITT RD
    WEST ROXBURY, MA 02132
  • Kathryn M Scarlata, RD

    Kathryn M Scarlata, RD

    1832 CENTRE STREET
    WEST ROXBURY, MA 02132
  • Kathryn M Scarlata, RD

    Kathryn M Scarlata, RD

    2020 CENTRE ST
    WEST ROXBURY, MA 02132
  • Stephen Drewniak, MD 130 Points

    Stephen Drewniak, MD

    Gastroenterology Associates
    Distance: 2.58 mi
    1153 Centre St Ste 45
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • David August, MD

    David August, MD

    Distance: 2.58 mi
    545 CENTRE ST STE A
    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
  • Norman D Grace, MD

    Norman D Grace, MD

    Distance: 2.58 mi
    1153 CENTRE ST STE 45
    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
  • Edward A Lew, MD

    Edward A Lew, MD

    Distance: 2.58 mi
    150 S HUNTINGTON ST
    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
  • Ewa M Preneta, MD

    Ewa M Preneta, MD

    Distance: 2.58 mi
    1153 CENTRE ST STE 45
    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
  • Satish K Singh, MD

    Satish K Singh, MD

    Distance: 2.58 mi
    150 S HUNTINGTON AVE
    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130
  • Douglas Pleskow, MD 200 Points

    Douglas Pleskow, MD

    Distance: 3.65 mi
    200 Boylston Street
    4th Floor
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Michelle Lai, MD 100 Points

    Michelle Lai, MD

    Distance: 3.65 mi
    200 Boylston Street
    4th Floor
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Sarah Flier, MD 50 Points

    Sarah Flier, MD

    Distance: 3.65 mi
    200 Boylston Street
    4th Floor
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Vilas Patwardhan, MD

    Vilas Patwardhan, MD

    Distance: 3.65 mi
    200 Boylston Street
    4th Floor
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Donald Stern, MD 110 Points

    Donald Stern, MD

    Doctors Group
    Distance: 3.9 mi
    1101 Beacon St
    Brookline, MA 02446
  • Scott Fink, MD 100 Points

    Scott Fink, MD

    Brigham Infectious Diseases
    Distance: 3.9 mi
    45 Francis St
    Brookline, MA 02446
  • Thomas J Kenney Jr, MD 220 Points

    Thomas J Kenney Jr, MD

    Distance: 4.07 mi
    2110 DORCHESTER AVE STE 210
    DORCHESTER CENTER, MA 02124
  • Thomas Kenney, MD 110 Points

    Thomas Kenney, MD

    Distance: 4.07 mi
    2100 Dorchester Ave
    Dorchester Center, MA 02124
  • Christopher M Kenney, MD 70 Points

    Christopher M Kenney, MD

    Distance: 4.07 mi
    2110 DORCHESTER AVE STE 210
    DORCHESTER CENTER, MA 02124
  • Thomas J Kenney Sr, MD

    Thomas J Kenney Sr, MD

    Distance: 4.07 mi
    2110 DORCHESTER AVE STE 210
    DORCHESTER CENTER, MA 02124
  • Steven Cohen, MD 350 Points

    Steven Cohen, MD

    Needham Gastroenterology Associates
    Distance: 4.27 mi
    464 Hillside Avenue
    Needham, MA 02492
  • Susan Kelly, MD 100 Points

    Susan Kelly, MD

    Blackwell Medical Assoc Inc
    Distance: 4.63 mi
    125 Parker Hill Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
  • Gail Kaufman, MD 100 Points

    Gail Kaufman, MD

    Blackwell Medical Assoc
    Distance: 4.63 mi
    125 Parker Hill Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

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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