Gastroenterology Specialists in California

Los Angeles (275)San Francisco (162)San Diego (142)Sacramento (106)La Jolla (69)
San Jose (62)Palo Alto (60)Torrance (56)Fresno (47)Redwood City (46)Oakland (45)Walnut Creek (44)Orange (43)Long Beach (43)Santa Monica (37)Santa Rosa (32)Beverly Hills (29)Roseville (29)Stanford (28)Irvine (28)Loma Linda (28)Downey (27)Anaheim (26)Newport Beach (26)Modesto (26)Riverside (23)Bakersfield (23)Mission Viejo (21)West Hollywood (20)Mountain View (20)Madera (19)Pasadena (19)Santa Barbara (19)Monterey (19)Lancaster (17)Murrieta (17)Fontana (17)Fremont (17)Glendale (16)Santa Clara (15)Stockton (15)Santa Cruz (14)Burbank (14)Concord (14)San Mateo (14)Ventura (14)Valencia (14)Woodland Hills (13)Carmichael (13)Redlands (13)Redding (13)Fountain Valley (12)Vallejo (12)Burlingame (12)La Mesa (12)West Hills (12)Encino (12)Huntington Beach (12)San Leandro (12)Folsom (11)San Rafael (11)Monterey Park (11)Encinitas (11)Salinas (11)Oxnard (11)Tarzana (11)Rancho Mirage (11)Pleasanton (10)Harbor City (10)Los Gatos (10)Laguna Hills (10)Berkeley (10)Santa Maria (10)Baldwin Park (10)Upland (10)Whittier (10)Chico (10)Palm Springs (10)Fairfield (9)Northridge (9)Thousand Oaks (9)Glendora (9)Antioch (9)Mather (9)Fullerton (9)Yuba City (9)Oceanside (8)Chula Vista (8)Menlo Park (8)Panorama City (8)Arcadia (8)San Ramon (8)Poway (8)Escondido (8)Placerville (7)Culver City (7)Mission Hills (7)San Marcos (7)Covina (7)Alhambra (7)San Bernardino (7)Corona (6)Corte Madera (6)South San Francisco (6)Mountainview (6)Castro Valley (6)Vacaville (6)Napa (6)Victorville (6)Turlock (6)Truckee (6)San Luis Obispo (6)Garden Grove (6)Grass Valley (6)Camarillo (6)Greenbrae (6)Van Nuys (5)Oroville (5)Hacienda Heights (5)Inglewood (5)Moreno Valley (5)Lakewood (5)Auburn (5)Visalia (5)Novato (5)Hemet (5)El Centro (5)Pomona (5)Los Alamitos (5)Simi Valley (5)Merced (5)Sylmar (5)Coronado (5)Manteca (5)Costa Mesa (4)Rocklin (4)Westlake Village (4)San Gabriel (4)Cameron Park (4)Ontario (4)Woodland (4)French Camp (4)Livermore (4)Ridgecrest (4)Placentia (4)Highland (4)Petaluma (4)Eureka (4)San Pedro (4)Templeton (4)Brentwood (4)San Carlos (4)Martinez (4)Ukiah (4)Tustin (4)Rancho Cucamonga (3)Marysville (3)Sonora (3)Davis (3)El Cajon (3)Elk Grove (3)Mill Valley (3)Santa Ana (3)Porter Ranch (3)Clovis (3)West Covina (3)Bellflower (3)Lodi (3)Gilroy (3)Redondo Beach (3)Apple Valley (3)Rialto (3)Yorba Linda (3)Alameda (3)

Learn more about Gastroenterology Specialists

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: 

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and educates the patient about digestive health and disease prevention
  • Performs colonoscopies, endoscopies, and other imaging exams of the digestive tract
  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests and GI function studies
  • Prescribes medications
  • Screens, treats and monitors GI cancers
  • Diagnoses and treats digestive disorders including ulcers, reflux conditions, bowel diseases, motility problems, and liver disease
  • Performs endoscopic procedures on the digestive system, such as biopsies, polyp removal, intestinal dilation, placement of drainage tubes, and tumor removal without surgery

A gastroenterologist may also be known by the following names: GI specialist, GI doctor, or stomach doctor.

There are 2294 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in California with an overall average rating of 3.8 stars. There are 353 hospitals in California with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus and Stanford Health Care.