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American Gastroenterological Association

Address:

4930 Del Ray Avenue

Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Phone:

301-654-2055

Internet Address:

http://www.gastro.org

Description of services provided:

This is a site for both the public and health professionals. The association offers patient wellness brochures on a variety of digestive topics.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Disease

Address:

6707 Democracy Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone:

301-496-3583

Internet Address:

http://www2.niddk.nih.gov

Description of services provided:

This is a site for both the public and health professionals. One of its services is the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, which provides health information that can be duplicated and distributed freely.

American College of Gastroenterology

Address:

6400 Goldsboro Road

Suite 200

Bethesda, MD 20817

Phone:

301-263-9000

Internet Address:

http://www.gi.org

Description of services provided:

With one of its goals to "advance knowledge of gastrointestinal disease," the American College of Gastroenterology includes over 9,000 physicians. Of interest to nonmembers, the site features patient information covering over 20 topics, a physician locator, brochures, such as "What is a Gastroenterologist? A Patient Education Pamphlet," and a list of links to related sites.

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Address:

11300 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone:

310-437-0544

Internet Address:

http://www.sages.org

Description of services provided:

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is comprised of over 5,000 surgeons who use endoscopy and laparoscopy. For the general public, you can link to the organization's patient information, find a doctor who is a SAGES member, get brochures on a range of topics, and link to in-depth sites.

Último revisado August 2015 por Michael Woods, MD

La información aquí suministrada complementa la atención recibida por su médico. De ninguna forma intenta sustituir el consejo de un professional medico. LLAME A SU MEDICO DE INMEDIATO SI PIENSA QUE PODRIA TENER UNA EMERGENCIA. Siempre busque consejo médico antes de comenzar un nuevo tratamiento o si tiene preguntas sobre una condición médica.


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