A gastroenterologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats acute and chronic conditions of the gastrointestinal(GI) tract. They prescribe medications, run specialized assessments, and perform surgeries to improve the health and function of major GI organs. If your primary care physician believes you should see a gastroenterologist, here’s what you should know about these doctorsRead More
Archives for January 2023
Why Do You Need H. Pylori Tests?
H. pylori, a stomach bacteria, inhabits nearly 44 percent of the world’s population. For most people, symptoms are absent or minimal–even with the most affected of patients, namely children. If your primary care physician suspects you have a problem with H. pylori bacteria, you may be referred to a gastroenterologist for special tests. Let’s talkRead More
How Are Bloody Stools Diagnosed?
Bloody stools may indicate an upper or lower GI problem, and while not always serious, the issue should be properly assessed and diagnosed by a gastroenterologist. Here’s more on this common digestive system problem and how physicians discover the reasons for it. Diagnosing Bloody Stools When you see your primary care physician about bloody stools,Read More
Unio Health Partners Announces a Partnership with inSite Digestive Health Care
Unio Health Partners (“Unio”), a Triton Pacific Capital Partners (“Triton Pacific”) portfolio company, is pleased to announce a partnership with inSite Digestive Health Care (“inSite”), which joins the platform as the fourth major division of Unio. Unio’s partnership with inSite represents a significant expansion of its gastroenterology business and more than doubles the size ofRead More
Recovery Time After an ERCP
An endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography examination, or ERCP, is one of today’s premier gastrointestinal assessment tools. It gives GI specialists an accurate view of the structures inside the digestive system, particularly the gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, and liver. Here’s more about ERCP and what your recovery will look like after this exam. What Does an ERCPRead More