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What is a gastroenterologist?

A gastroenterologist is a physician trained initially in Internal Medicine and additionally and for several years in Gastroenterology (diseases of the digestive tract and pancreas) and Hepatology (diseases of the liver).

Why should I choose a gastroenterologist to perform my procedure?

A gastroenterologist undergoes specialized training to perform these procedures expertly and safely. It takes several years to become qualified. The gastroenterologist is best able to recognize potentially life-threatening conditions that may be tough to recognize by others.