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 292 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Louisiana with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 87 hospitals in Louisiana with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Ochsner Medical Center, Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center and Lafayette General Medical Center.