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What is a Gastroenterologist?

A Gastroenterologist is a physician with dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. 

For more information about the training a Gastroenterologist receives see the brochure prepared by the American College of Gastroenterology or visit the ACG website.

What is Gastroenterology and Endoscopy?
http://patients.gi.org/gi-health-and-disease/what-is-a-gastroenterologist/

Colon Cancer: Preventable. Treatable. Beatable.
http://www.screenforcoloncancer.org/
http://monahancenter.org/

Colorectal Screening May Save Your Life
http://patients.gi.org/topics/colorectal-cancer/

What is a colonoscopy?
http://patients.gi.org/topics/colonoscopy/

Understanding Colonoscopy and What to Expect:
http://www.asge.org/patients/

Colon Cancer Screening Position Statement

FREE DOWNLOADS FROM THE COLON CANCER ALLIANCE

Additional Patient Information Links 

AGA Patient Center
http://www.gastro.org/

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Patient Information
http://www.asge.org/patients/

ACG Patient Information
http://www.acg.gi.org/patients/

Crohn’s and Me
http://www.crohnsandme.com/

Hepatitis C
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitisc.html

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
http://www.aboutibs.org/

National Cancer Institute
http://www.nci.nih.gov/













































Physician Resources

DHEC Hepatitis A Screening Program:
Letter  Provider Flyer  Patient Flyer

Physicians Resources can be found on the Members Only Page. 

South Carolina Gastroenterology Association does not provide direct patient care. If you are having an emergency medical issue, please call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room. Other medical questions should be directed to your doctor, clinic, or local emergency room; they may also be able to refer you to a nearby free clinic or put you in contact with social services to assist with obtaining coverage.