Gastroenterology refers to the diagnosis and the treatment of the ailments of the stomach and the intestines and the entire gastro tract. This includes the following organs such as the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the liver. A gastroenterologist is a specialist who looks after the well being of these organs and makes sure that the patient is completely cured within.

Though there are many diseases that are cured by gastroenterologists but the following few are the most prominent ones to be diagnosed and treated. These diseases are colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis.

In today’s world wherein lifestyle related diseases are becoming so common and we tend ot find every other person suffering from one or more versions of the same, gastroenterologists tend to seem like Godsend with their skills to diagnose the root cause of all the problems. Doctors are trained under experts to perform all the three types of endoscopy namely upper endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, and colonoscopy. These doctors are trained well and have a team of helpful and caring staff to serve the patients and counsel their relatives and other family members.

A lot of research tends to go in to the studies of the above mentioned topics to come out with the solutions that can be a boon to the patients. It is incredible that solutions like Stretta and Strecca therapies have been found to ensure that problems like bowel incontinence can be treated without a glitch. These products are designed to fill in the treatment gap between medications and surgical procedure with up to 93% patient contentment and have good results lasting to about 10 years. All these surgeries and medication have a near about 100% success ration and thus are practiced to save human lives.