Classification: Internal Medicine
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to visualize internal organs.
Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007.
www.abms.org [7/1/2007: added definition, added source; 7/1/2011: modified source]
Additional Resources: American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.
American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Internal
Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal
Providers in Ohio are listed here if either their primary or any of their secondary taxonomy codes are 207RG0100X.