WHAT IS A GASTROENTEROLOGIST?
A gastroenterologist is a specially trained doctor who can diagnose and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. This includes diseases of the
esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, small intestines, large intestine
(colon), rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.
Gastroenterology is popularly known as “GI” which stands for GastroIntestinal.
WHAT DO GASTROENTEROLOGISTS TREAT?
|• Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
• Peptic Ulcer Disease and Heliobacter pylori (H PYLORI)
• Celiac disease and food intolerances
• Constipation, diarrhea, gas
• Irritable bowl syndrome (IBS)
• Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
• Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
• Diverticulitis, diverticulosis and ischemic bowel disease
• Acute and chronic pancreatitis
|• Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
• Dysphagia (difficult or painful swallowing)
• Rectal bleeding
• Gallbladder problems
• Abnormal liver tests
• Colon polyps
• Abdominal pain
MEET OUR GASTROENTEROLOGY
|WHERE WE SEE PATIENTS
|Cambridge Hospital Campus
1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge
|Somerville Hospital Campus
230 Highland Ave., Somerville
|Whidden Hospital Campus
103 Garland St., Everett
*This informational sheet lists members of the CHA Physician's Organization. It may not show all members of the CHA Medical Staff.