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  • By: E. John Ly
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A gastroenterologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders of the digestive system. The digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and rectum, which are the organs ...

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