Roles of A Gastroenterologist  

They specialize in diseases and conditions that affect the digestive organs and structures. Here are the following structures of internal organs:   esophagus (the tube that moves food through the body)  stomach  small intestine  colon  rectum  pancreas  gallbladder  bile ducts  pancreas  gallbladder  liver  For what reason would I be sent to gastroenterology?  In some cases, a […]

GERD: What Is It? 

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a condition that affects the ring of muscles that goes from your esophagus to your stomach. It can make it hard to swallow food. An important part of your body that helps keep food from getting stuck in your stomach is called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). Heartburn, or […]