Saint Paul residents have access to many healthcare facilities in their local area. Of these facilities, most notably are the United Hospital, Regions Hospital, and the M Health Fairview St. Joseph's Campus for general care. Children’s care is provided through the Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare-St. Paul. And veterans can find care through neighboring clinics such as the Fort Snelling VA Clinic.
U.S. News ranks the United Hospital as #4 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and #7 in Minnesota. They’re high performers in 12 different procedures and conditions, including:
U.S. News ranks the Regions Hospital as #7 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and #10 in Minnesota. They’re high performers in nine 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: