Types of Screening used by Gastroenterologists

A gastroenterologist should be a part of your health care team when you’re experiencing digestive issues or have reached a certain age where colonoscopies are recommended.  A gastroenterologist receives specialized training in gastrointestinal procedures as part of their education. As a result, they are able to provide patients with a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders […]

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 […]