Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in |

Gastroenterologists are physicians specially trained in the management of disorders of the digestive system. The major organs they treat include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, colon and rectum.

Among the many conditions, a gastroenterologist investigates and treats are swallowing difficulties, narrowing of the esophagus, hiatus hernia, ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, cancer of the stomach and pancreas, disorders of the liver and gallbladder, diverticulitis, polyps, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer of the colon and hemorrhoids.

 

Robert Burgos, M.D.

Dr. Burgos holds board certifications in gastroenterology and internal medicine. Dr. Burgos studied biology at Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine in Jalisco, Mexico. He went on to perform an internship at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California and an internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois-Peoria St. Francis Medical Center. Dr. Burgos served a gastroenterology fellowship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago before becoming Board Certified in gastroenterology.

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