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 740 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Massachusetts with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 91 hospitals in Massachusetts with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Boston Children's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.