GastroenterologyYour Health. Your Hospital
Gastroenterology is an internal medicine subspecialty that deals with the gastrointestinal tract and its disorders. In the United States, gastroenterology is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM). The board-certified gastroenterologists at Marina del Rey Hospital are medical specialists with extensive knowledge and thorough preparation.
We Gladly Accommodate Our Patients’ Needs
We strive to provide low-risk, minimally invasive treatment for each patient suffering from a gastroenterological condition
Gastroenterologists study the physiology and the diseases of the:
Gastroenterology includes the study of the function and diseases associated with motility (material movement through the stomach and intestine), digestion and nutrients absorption, but also waste removal and liver function.
Gastroenterology Conditions Treated at Marina del Rey Hospital
Alongside common conditions such as colon polyps, colon cancer, hepatitis, heartburn (GERD), colitis, pancreatitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), gastroenterologists at our hospital have enough experience and knowledge to deal with the whole spectrum of gastroenterology conditions such as:
Treatments in Gastroenterology
In their quest to fight disease and restore the best possible health state for their patients, gastroenterologists at Marina del Rey Hospital make use of the leading edge medical and surgical treatments the hospital is equipped with.
Gastroenterology Tests & Diagnosis at Marina del Rey Hospital
Gastroenterologists in our medical center will always start with a thorough and accurate medical history overview, with special attention to all symptoms. This health assessment will then be followed by physical examination. Patients who require extensive diagnostic evaluation will undergo testing, which includes laboratory and imaging test, often completed by endoscopic procedures. Gastroenterology tests performed at Marina del Rey Hospital include the following:
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