Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.A gastroenterologist needs to have a detailed understanding of the normal physiology of all the above mentioned organs as well as motility through the intestines and gastrointestinal tract in order to maintain a healthy digestion, absorption of nutrients, removal of waste and metabolic processes

A gastroenterologist also needs to have a clear understanding of ailments affecting the organs of the gastrointestinal system like:

  1. peptic ulcer disease
  2. gastric cancers
  3. esophageal cancers
  4. achalasia
  5. Barret’s esophagus
  6. colon polyps
  7. colon and bowel cancers
  8. pancreatitis
  9. pancreatic cancers
  10. liver cancer


  • Dr.Mohamad Dawood Ismail Kazia

    Dr.Mohamad Dawood Ismail Kazia