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 483 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Maryland with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 75 hospitals in Maryland with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center and Howard County General Hospital.