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 159 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Iowa with an overall average rating of 3.7 stars. There are 79 hospitals in Iowa with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center and UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Iowa Lutheran Hospital.