Gastroenterology is an area of medicine that focuses on the health of the digestive system, or the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Some possible areas of emphasis are hepatology, which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas.

  •  pancreatic disease
  •  transplantation
  •  inflammatory bowel disease, or chronic inflammation of your digestive tract
  •  gastrointestinal cancer
  •  endoscopic surveillance
  •  reflux esophagitis, which is commonly due to gastroesophageal reflux disease.