Stockton residents have access to some local and neighboring healthcare facilities. A local general healthcare facility option is the St. Joseph's Medical Center-Stockton hospital. In neighboring Manteca, CA the Kaiser Permanente Modesto and Manteca Medical Centers provide care. Likewise, in Lodi, CA there is the Adventist Health Lodi Memorial. Some of the children’s care facilities in Stockton are Stockton Pediatrics, Capital Pediatric Cardiology, and Stockton Children Clinic. Veterans care is provided through the Stockton VA Clinic.
U.S. News ranks the Kaiser Permanente Modesto and Manteca Medical Centers as high performers in five different procedures and conditions, including:
Gastroenterologists (GIs) are physicians that specialize in treating your gastrointestinal (GI) health needs.
Your GI tract includes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.
A GI physician is licensed to diagnose and treat common syndromes such as:
GI specialists also perform diagnostic procedures such as:
What procedures do gastroenterologists perform?
GI specialists can perform the following procedures:
This isn't an exhaustive list. Get in touch with your local GI specialist to learn more about their full range of services.
What conditions do gastroenterologists treat?
GI specialists may treat the following conditions:
This list of conditions isn't exhaustive, either. Talk to a GI specialist for more information on getting a GI condition diagnosed and treated.
What should I ask a gastroenterologist?
Here are some examples of both general and specific questions to ask a GI specialist during your appointment: