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 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.