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Gastroenterologists in Sandusky, Port Clinton & Bellevue

Your digestive health plays a huge role in your overall health. If something is wrong with your stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas or other area of this system, it can disrupt your everyday life. That’s when a digestive health doctor, or gastroenterologist, can help.

Gastroenterology is a medical specialty dedicated to the study of the normal function and diseases of the:

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  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Colon and rectum
  • Pancreas
  • Gallbladder
  • Bile ducts
  • Liver
  • Mesentery

A gastrointestinal doctor uses a detailed understanding of the normal activity of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine, the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, the function of the liver as a digestive organ, and the newly discovered role of the mesentery.

Gastroenterology Treatments & Procedures

Firelands Physician Group gastrointestinal physicians provide high quality, comprehensive care for patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders, such as:

  • Endoscopy including EGD Colonoscopy, ERCP and Endoscopic Therapies
  • Care for liver disease and disorders
  • Treatment for digestive disorders, including Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, Irritable Bowel
  • Advanced gastrointestinal studies and treatment
  • Hepatitis C

When to See a Gastrointestinal Doctor

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, your primary care provider may refer you to a local digestive health doctor:

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  • Rectal bleeding
  • Diarrhea
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Pale-colored stools
  • Dark urine
  • Heartburn (acid reflux)
  • Abdominal pain or bloating
  • Excessive gas or belching
  • Esophageal pain

Find a Gastrointestinal Physician in Sandusky or Nearby

Our gastrointestinal physicians serving Sandusky, and Port Clinton and Bellevue are here for you. 

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