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We found 51 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems and who accept United Healthcare Plans near Mount Laurel, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Lee De Lacy is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Lumberton, NJ and Burlington, NJ. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. De Lacy's clinical interests: gastrointestinal bleeding, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Before completing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. De Lacy attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, colon polyps, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, small intestine disorders, rectal problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), malabsorption, gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Wireless Esophageal pH Monitoring, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Tusharsindau Chauhan's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Chauhan include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He is professionally affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates. Dr. Chauhan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Aetna Medicare. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gastritis, Irritable ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Joseph Kutscher, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kutscher's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kutscher include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kutscher completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew M Alloy, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Alloy's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Alloy attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, and hepatitis C. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, diarrhea, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, colon polyps, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Cirrhosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Liver Disease, Pancreatitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Bruce Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Goldstein is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Deptford, NJ. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Goldstein completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldstein accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Alex M Celluzzi, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Suite 110 Bldg Pmb 800
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alex Celluzzi's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include celiac disease, crohn's disease, and hepatitis C. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Celluzzi is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Celluzzi trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, vomiting, colon polyps, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, gastrointestinal motility disorders, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, malabsorption, rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Cirrhosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Intestinal Problems, Crohn's Disease, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Jay Mushnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Mushnick, who practices in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Deptford, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Mushnick's clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. The average patient rating for Dr. Mushnick is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His training includes a residency program at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Mushnick is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Monica B Awsare, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Monica Awsare is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Awsare accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Awsare is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. William Taub sees patients in Lumberton, NJ and Burlington, NJ. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Taub average 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Taub include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Dr. Taub takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York Medical College and SUNY Upstate Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Suite A2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Maurice Leonard is an adult gastroenterologist. Dr. Leonard's areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Leonard is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Colposcopy, Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
693 Main Street; Building A Suite 2
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Nidhir Sheth practices adult gastroenterology in Lumberton, NJ. These areas are among Dr. Sheth's clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1939 Marlton Pike E; Suite 250
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Warren Werbitt works as an adult gastroenterologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Werbitt include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital. After attending Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Werbitt average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Werbitt accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite E
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Levin works as a gastroenterologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Levin include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Levin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Suite 401
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Auguste Turnier, who practices in Voorhees, NJ and Camden, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Before completing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Turnier attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Turnier accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna Medicare, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite E
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Liakos is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Marlton, NJ, Stratford, NJ, and Haddonfield, NJ. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Liakos completed a residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. His areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Liakos honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ann Leilani Fahey, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6017 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Ann Fahey is a specialist in plastic surgery. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at North Shore University Hospital and Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Fahey's areas of expertise include the following: tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), dermabrasion, and spider veins. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Fahey has received distinctions including South Jersey Magazine; "Top Children's Physician" 2012 "Reader's Choice"; and "Top Physicians for Women". She is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , stomach problems

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Sclerotherapy, Chin Implants, Nose Reconstruction, Eyelid Problems, ... (Read more)

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What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.