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 674 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in North Carolina with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 102 hospitals in North Carolina with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, University of North Carolina Hospital and Duke University Hospital.