How to find a Gastroenterologist

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Here’s a tool to help you find one that’s right for you.

You deserve the best care possible as you work towards your treatment goals, and that starts with the right gastroenterologist. Enter your zip code to see what doctors are around you.

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What Is a Gastroenterologist?

A gastroenterologist is a physician with dedicated knowledge of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. By performing exams and tests, making diagnoses, administering treatments, and prescribing medications, they provide optimal healthcare for patients.

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        Is Your Gastroenterologist Meeting Your Needs?

        Everyone has different needs, and that means they may have different doctors. Make sure that you’re comfortable being open with your doctor, that they’re listening to your concerns, and that they work with you towards your treatment goals.

        QUESTION FOR YOU

        How long have you been diagnosed?

        "I'm not diagnosed"

        It’s still important to be open about symptoms you might be experiencing.

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        "Under a year"

        Always stay positive and be proactive. Make sure you know the facts about your condition.

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        "1 to 3 years"

        Make the most out of every appointment with your specialist.

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        "3 to 5 years"

        Do you know how inflammation affects you inside the body—and impacts your symptoms?

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        "Over 5 years"

        Keep treatment conversations open with your specialist and have more productive visits.

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        QUESTION FOR YOU

        How often do you experience symptoms?

        “Daily”

        Schedule an appointment with your specialist and make the visit even more productive.

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        “Weekly”

        Have an open conversation with your specialist. Make the most of your next visit.

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        “Monthly”

        Make sure that you’re telling your doctor everything they need to know to help you.

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        “Rarely”

        Did you know that inflammation can affect you—even if you don’t have symptoms?

        SEE INSIDE INFLAMMATION>

        Know the basics of Crohn’s or UC

        See an overview of facts on Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)—all on one downloadable page.

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        Understand your inflammation

        Explore and learn how inflammation affects you with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)—from inside the body.

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        Get a Restroom Request Card* and helpful info

        Have a discreet way to ask for access to restricted restrooms if you have symptoms. And get updates, resources and more sent to your inbox.

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        Understand your inflammation

        Explore and learn how inflammation affects you with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (UC)—from inside the body.

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        Looking for a gastroenterologist?

        Find a gastroenterologist—a doctor who specializes in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC)—near you.

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        Make the most of your appointments

        Our doctor discussion guide can help you talk effectively with your doctor during your visits.

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        Is it time to make a personalized action plan?

        See how much time your disease is impacting you. Answer 5 quick questions and get 3 customized, timely steps to help you and your doctor take action with your disease.

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