A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted.
A patient may see a gastroenterologist for the following symptoms/conditions:
Heartburn (Acid Reflux)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Cancers of the colon, stomach, pancreas, or liver
The area of Nutley, NJ has a population of approximately 85,053 people. There is 1 gastroenterologist near Nutley, which gives it a ratio of 1 gastroenterologist per 85,053 residents or a ratio of 1 gastroenterologist per 33,903 households. There are 33,903 households in Nutley.