- 25 Board certified
- 13 Award winners
- 86 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.4 stars
- Average wait time is 21.6 minutes
What are Gastroenterology Doctors?
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:
- Abdominal pain
- Heartburn (Acid Reflux)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Crohn's Disease
- Gallbladder disease
- Cancers of the colon, stomach, pancreas, or liver
The area of Lubbock, TX has a population of approximately 254,282 people. There are 31 gastroenterologists near Lubbock, which gives it a ratio of 1 gastroenterologist per 8,203 residents or a ratio of 1 gastroenterologist per 3,125 households. There are 96,888 households in Lubbock.