If you have ongoing digestive health issues, your primary care doctor may suggest seeing a gastroenterologist. Doctors trained in gastroenterology diagnose and treat disorders of the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, pancreas, bile ducts, small intestine and colon.
Some gastroenterologists specialize in motility disorders, which affect how food, liquid and waste move through your digestive system. Many of these same doctors are also neurogastroenterologists who study how your brain and gut interact.
Use these tips to find the right gastroenterologist for your health needs: