Schatzki Ring Center - Farmington, NM
Farmington Gastroenterologist Doctors for Schatzki Ring
Type of Physician: Gastroenterologist
What is a Gastroenterologist?
A subspecialty certification by the Board of Internal Medicine. Practitioners focus on the stomach, intestines, colon, liver, and gallbladder (digestive organs). Gastroenterologists treat conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice. They consult with surgeons when abdominal operations are needed.
Common Name: GI Doctor
Farmington, New Mexico
What is a Schatzki ring?
Many years ago, Schatzki described a smooth, benign, circumferential, and narrow ring of tissue in the lower end of the esophagus (the food pipe that connects the mouth to the stomach). These rings are loca...
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