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The medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive system. These disorders may affect the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, liver, gallbladder, or pancreas. Procedures used to diagnose illness in this specialty are colonoscopy and EGD.


Those providing gastroenterology services at SVMC:
Scott Bender, MD     
Donald Kirk, MD