What is a Gastroenterologist?

Gold Coast Gastroenterologist

A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specialises in diseases that affect the gut. Common procedures performed by a gastroenterologist include: Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Capsule endoscopy, Biopsy and more.

Gastroenterologists treat a wide range of conditions including Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Gastro-Oeosphageal Acid reflux, Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), Hepatitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, Jaundice, Polyps in the large intestine, Gastrointestinal cancer, Reflux esophagitis (caused by gastroesophageal disease), Hemorrhoids, Bloody stool, cramping, bloating