The GI Tract
The gastrointestinal (or GI) tract extends from the mouth to the anus. It consists of the organs that aid in digestion, including: salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, colon, small intestine (duodenum, jejunum and ileum), pancreas, liver, gallbladder, cecum, appendix, sigmoid colon, and rectum.
What is a Gastroenterologist?
A gastroenterologist has specialized training in diseases or disorders that occur in the GI tract. Many gastroenterologists have also been trained to perform colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures to help diagnose your condition and develop the best treatment options.