Gastrointestinal Physicians 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 and make enjoying your day-to-day difficult. 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:
- Small intestine
- Colon and rectum
- Bile ducts
Gastroenterology involves 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, including:
- 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
- And more
When to See a Gastrointestinal Physician
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, your primary care physician may refer you to a local digestive health doctor:
- Rectal bleeding
- Change in bowel habits
- Pale-colored stools
- Dark urine
- Heartburn (acid reflux)
- Abdominal pain or bloating
- Excessive gas or belching
- Esophageal pain
When choosing a gastrointestinal physician, one of the most important things to consider is the physician's training and experience, as well as if the physician has experience treating your digestive health condition and what types of treatments they offer. Be sure to examine the local digestive health doctor’s qualifications before moving forward.
Find a Gastroenterologist in Sandusky or Nearby
Our gastrointestinal physicians serving Sandusky, and Port Clinton and Bellevue are here for you. If you have questions about our services, we will do our best to answer them. Find the right gastroenterologist near you today.
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