Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Gastroenterology is the branch mainly focused on the digestive system and it's disorder. Hepatology is the branch that deals with study of liver, gall bladder, biliary tree and pancreas as well as management of their disorders.
Gastrointestinal tract which includes the organ from mouth to the anus. Gastroenterologist deals with problem related oesophageal, stomach, small intestine, colon & rectum.
Disease and complications related to viral hepatitis & alcohol are main seeking gastroenterology & hepatology advise. It includes common & important conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux (Heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, Gall bladder stone, biliary tract disease, nutritional problem, Irritable bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory bowel disease, disease and pancreatitis. The unique training that gastroenterologists complete provide high quality, comprehensive care for patients.
It is this ability to provide more complete, accurate & thorough care for patient with gastrointestinal conditions which distinguishes gastrointerologist from other physician that provide same similar services.