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Gastroenterologist

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Number of gastroenterologists in the United States [4] : 7,493 (1990) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologist: A medical doctor who diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions associated with the digestive system.

Diseases or Medical Conditions Diagnosed or Treated by Gastroenterologist:

The following list of diseases or medical conditions are some (but not all) of the medical issues that may be treated by Gastroenterologist (medical specialist) or where a Gastroenterologist may be involved:

Medical Tests Performed or Analyzed by Gastroenterologist

The following list of medical tests or medical diagnostic procedures are some (but not all) that may be performed, prescribed or diagnosed by Gastroenterologist, ordered by Gastroenterologist, or where a Gastroenterologist may be involved in such tests:

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Electrogastrography
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Enteroscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Esophageal manometry
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Esophageal 24-hour pH study
  • Assess endoscopic ultrasound
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Assess biopsy results
  • Assess barium swallow
  • Assess barium enema
  • Assess small bowel enema
  • Assess breath hydrogen analysis
  • Assess stool studies
  • Assess abdominal x-ray
  • Assess barium studies
  • Assess abdominal ultrasonography
  • Assess abdominal computed tomography (CT)
  • Assess abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Assess Doppler studies
  • Assess Magnetic resonance cholangiography
  • Assess endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Assess percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
  • Assess Magnetic resonance angiography
  • Assess Technetium-99m (99mTc)-labeled red blood cell studies
  • Assess biliary scintigraphy
  • Assess positron emission tomography
  • Assess cholangiogram

Medical treatments of Gastroenterologist

The following list of medical treatments or medical procedures are some (but not all) of the treatment activities that may be performed by Gastroenterologist, ordered by Gastroenterologist, or where a Gastroenterologist may be involved in such treatments:

  • Consult with surgeons about treatment
  • Refer to oncologist
  • Prescribe medication
  • Esophageal biopsy
  • Gastric biopsy
  • Intestinal biopsy
  • Colon biopsy
  • Rectal biopsy
  • Anal biopsy
  • Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy
  • Recommend appropriate diet
  • Recommend hot sitz baths

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