What are the most common gastrointestinal (GI) diseases?


Some of the most commonly treated digestive problems include the following:

  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • GERD (aka heart burn)
  • gallstones
  • celiac disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease for example)
  • diverticulitis
  • hemorrhoids
Dr. Manuel E. Rodriguez, MD

Gastroenterologist Manuel Rodriguez, MD, from Blake Medical Center lists some of the common GI disorders he treats, including IBD, diverticulitis and acid reflux. Watch this video to learn more.

Dr. Tarek Ammar, MD

Gastroenterology, GI, is a wide specialty that covers many digestion issues. Learn about the most common GI disease with the help of Tarek Ammar, MD, from Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, in this video.

The most common GI conditions are chronic liver diseases and obesity, suggests Venkata Nath, MD, of St. Petersburg General Hospital. Watch this video to learn more.

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