A gastroenterologist specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, or digestive system. This includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and gallbladder. A GI specialist focuses on the health needs of adults with digestive problems.
A gastroenterologist typically:
A gastroenterologist may also be known by the following names: GI specialist, GI doctor, or stomach doctor.
There are 244 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Alabama with an overall average rating of 3.8 stars. There are 63 hospitals in Alabama with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Grandview Medical Center, Huntsville Hospital and UAB Hospital.