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 494 specialists practicing Gastroenterology in Washington with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 86 hospitals in Washington with affiliated Gastroenterology specialists, including Swedish First Hill Campus, UW Medical Center - Montlake and Virginia Mason Medical Center.