When to See a Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologists are also called “GIs” or Gastro-Intestinal physicians. Patients with problems with digestive health should seek medical professionals in order to receive the most optimal treatment and treatment. Although some general practitioners can evaluate common digestive problems, patients with more severe symptoms are almost always referred to a GI doctor for more appropriate evaluation. A Gastroenterology Beverly Hills can evaluate all your symptoms thoroughly, perform multiple checks to make a diagnosis, and prescribe the most appropriate treatment.

After extensive training, gastroenterologists begin to use their knowledge in practice to provide high quality consulting and endoscopic services. Many gastroenterologists add FACG and FACP titles behind their names to demonstrate that they have been trained and meet the educational and job requirements of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians, two institutions that oversee the quality of medical education or the equivalent in the doctor’s home country.