Medical Definition of Gastroenterologic disease

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Gastroenterologic disease: Any disease of the digestive system. Gastroenterologic disorders include Barrett's esophagus, bile duct disease, celiac disease, cirrhosis of the liver, colon polyps and colon cancer, constipation and diarrhea, Crohn's disease, diverticulosis and diverticulitis, gallbladder disease and gallstones, gastritis, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux), GI bleeding, hepatitis, hiatal hernia, indigestion, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), jaundice, liver disease, malabsorption, nausea and vomiting, nutrition, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, rectal bleeding, swallowing abnormalities, and ulcerative colitis.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018

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