Topics & Tags: Gastroenterologist

A gastroenterologist is a physician who specializes in the normal and disease processes of the digestive system. This includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. A gastroenterologist (sometimes called a GI doctor) completes their medical degree, usually in Internal Medicine, then completes an intense, specialty fellowship in […]

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Liver Cirrhosis is a dangerous, sometimes deadly, disease caused by various risk factors. According to the American College of Gastroenterology liver cirrhosis affects approximately 5.5 million people in the United States, causing 26,000 deaths each year. It is among the top ten killers of adults age 25-64. What is Cirrhosis? Chronic liver injury eventually causes […]

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How do you know when heartburn or “indigestion” is something more and needs to be treated? Granite Peaks Gastroenterologist Christopher Cutler, MD, takes time with his patients to determine if such symptoms may be a result of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). One of the red flags is heartburn occurring more than twice a week; although […]

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Legacy Lecture Series Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 7:00 PM Legacy Retirement in the Activity Room 1617 West Temple Lane South Jordan, UT 84095   Subject:  Gastrointestinal Health Presented by Dr. Kyle Barnett Dr. R. Kyle Barnett is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and has been practicing for nearly 20 years.  In 2008, he partnered with four […]

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