Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

A gastroenterologist specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the entire digestive tract including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. Gastroenterology involves the study of how foods and liquids move through the stomach and intestines. Gastroenterologists have special knowledge of how the body digests and absorbs nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. Medical tests can be ordered to determine the cause of a person’s digestive disorders. Diagnoses include colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcers, colitis, gallbladder disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitus.

Find a Physician

View Methodist Healthcare System Physicians with Similar Specialties »

Locations

  • Digestive Diseases Center of South Texas<br>

    Digestive Diseases Center of South Texas
    621 Camden St
    San Antonio, TX 78215

    Directions
  • Texas Transplant Physician Group - Liver Disease & Transplant<br>

    Texas Transplant Physician Group - Liver Disease & Transplant
    8201 Ewing Halsell
    2nd floor
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    Directions
  • 8214 Wurzbach Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    Directions
  • Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio<br>

    Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio
    855 Proton
    San Antonio, TX 78258

    Directions
  • Gastroenterology Clinic of San Antonio<br>

    Gastroenterology Clinic of San Antonio
    8550 Datapoint Dr.ive
    Lower Level 100
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    Directions