Digestive diseases affect between 60 and 70 million Americans. At his private medical practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Edward S. Goldberg, MD, specializes in gastroenterology and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all digestive conditions. Gas, pain, bloating, and irregularity don’t have to impact your quality of life anymore. Call the office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Goldberg today.
What is a gastroenterologist?
A gastroenterologist is a type of doctor who has extensive specialized experience and training in the treatment of conditions of the digestive system, including but not limited to:
- Colon polyps and cancer
- Gallbladder and biliary tract disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Nutritional problems
- Peptic ulcer disease
Dr. Goldberg specializes in both internal medicine and gastroenterology, so he’s able to make important connections between your overall health and your digestive system symptoms. He approaches your condition holistically, factoring in your lifestyle, health history, and wellness goals to reduce symptoms and improve your comfort and function.
Do I need to see a gastroenterologist?
It depends on the symptoms you are experiencing. Trained in gastroenterology at the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Goldberg treats patients with digestive concerns to improve their longevity and their quality of life.
You should contact Dr. Goldberg if you are experiencing:
- Abdominal pain
- Changes in appetite or weight
- Difficulty swallowing