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 832 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Illinois with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 189 hospitals in Illinois with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Evanston Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.