Gastroenterology Clinic in Kissimmee, FL, and Orlando, FL
Gastroenterology primarily focuses on the structure, disease, and function of the digestive tract. Gastroenterologists provide prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for the GI tract including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, bile duct, pain, and gallbladder. Vinay Katukuri, MD board certified gastroenterologist provides comprehensive care At Advanced Gastroenterology. When a person suffers bloating and discomfort in the abdomen, bleeding in the digestive tract, diarrhea, and constipation For more information, contact us or request an appointment online. We have convenient locations in Kissimmee FL, and Orlando FL.
Table of Content:
What does a gastroenterology clinic do?
Why would I be referred to gastroenterology?
What happens when you are referred to a gastroenterologist?
What procedures are done by a gastroenterologist?
Gastroenterology is a medical field that treats disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. When referring to the medical field, ‘gastroenterology’ is abbreviated as G.D. When dental students learn medical terminology, they often learn the word ‘gastroenterology’. Most doctors who practice gastroenterology are known as gastroenterologists.
A gastroenterologist is a doctor who treats disorders of the digestive system, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and rectum. In addition to treating symptoms, a gastroenterologist may perform surgery and prescribe medication to help his patients. Most gastroenterologists are also experts in diagnosing diseases and disorders of the digestive system. As such, they have a great deal of knowledge with which to treat their patients.
Digestion is an essential and complex process in the human body. The system works to break down the food we eat into a format the body can use. A doctor who specializes in digestion is called a gastroenterologist. The term derives from the Greek words ‘gastros’ which means ‘meal’ and ‘enteron’ which refers to the stomach or the intestine. A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in the study and treatment of digestive disorders.
A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in the study and treatment of digestive disorders. These experts specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of diseases and disorders that affect the organs of the digestive system.
Examples include ulcers, heartburn, colitis, and more. Patients may experience symptoms of heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, stomach ache, and many more other issues during an investigation by a gastroenterologist. These specialists monitor the health of your digestive system at all times with state-of-the-art medical equipment like an endoscope and a microscope.
Gastroenterologist is a medical field that deals with the organs of the digestive system. It includes the organs of the upper and lower digestive systems and the liver.
When someone has a gastrointestinal disorder, he usually visits a gastroenterologist. A doctor in this field is called a gastroenterologist, and they are experts in treating gastrointestinal disorders.
A person who has had a significant change in their diet or their lifestyle may develop gastrointestinal problems. For example, a person who suddenly stops eating meat may experience malabsorption and bloating as his body re-adjusts itself to eating less meat. In addition to changing your diet, you should also increase your intake of water and fiber to help your digestive system work optimally. If you experience severe bloating and vomiting after eating, you should visit a doctor immediately. Your doctor will test you for specific medical conditions such as cancer, anemia, Crohn’s disease, and viral gastroenteritis before diagnosing you with gastrointestinal issues.
The following procedures are completed by our gastroenterologist at Advanced Gastroenterology:
– Barium Swallow
– Barium Enema
– Upper Gastrointestinal Series
– Upper GI Endoscopy
– Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
– Pancreas Scan
– Liver Scan
– Liver Biopsy
– PEG Tube Placement
– Abdominal X-ray
– Abdominal Ultrasound
– CT Scan of the Abdomen
– CT Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract
– CT Scan of the Pancreas
– Virtual Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer Screening
If you are noticing any symptoms of gastroenterology issues, it is best to speak to your primary care physician, or self-refer yourself to our clinic to speak to one of our gastroenterologists and to have further testing completed before a diagnosis and treatment will be available.
We have two locations available for our patients to choose from, conveniently located in Kissimmee and Lake Nona, FL. Call one of our clinics today to schedule your consultation appointment and go over your symptoms and health history with one of our specialists. We have convenient locations in Kissimmee FL, and Orlando FL. We serve patients from Kissimmee FL, Orlando FL, St. Buenaventura Lakes FL, Williamsburg FL, Cloud FL, Meadow Woods FL, Celebration FL, Hunters Creek FL, and surrounding areas.
Additional Services You May Need
▸ GERD/Acid Reflux
▸ Colon Cancer
▸ Digestive Problems
▸ Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
▸ PEG Tube Placement
▸ Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
▸ Small Bowel Endoscopy
▸ Esophageal/Mucosal Endoscopy
▸ Radiofrequency Ablation
▸ EUS and FNA
▸ Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
▸ Pseudocyst Drainage
▸ Stricture Dilation
▸ Fistula Management
▸ Weight Loss Program