• Common Causes of Abdominal Pain
    Wondering why you're dealing with abdominal pain? Everyone deals with a stomachache from time to time. Typically, it will go away on its own, and it’s nothing to worry about; however, Read more
  • When to See Your Gastroenterologist
    Should you schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist? A gastroenterologist is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions and disorders that impact the gastrointestinal tract including the liver, gallbladder and Read more
  • Help for Recurrent Heartburn
    If your heartburn keeps returning, it’s important to know what to do. You are getting ready to sit down to dinner and realize it’s taco night. While this would make most Read more
  • When Is a Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (EGD) Needed?
    When you’re dealing abdominal pain or nausea and vomiting, your gastroenterologist may recommend specific testing to find out what may be going on in your gastrointestinal tract. One of the Read more
  • FAQs About Colostomy Bags
    When there is an injury or health problem that impacts the digestive tract and you’re unable to pass stool on your own you may need a colostomy bag. If you Read more
  • Understanding Gut Health
    There is more than meets the eye when it comes to our gut, and we are learning new things about it all the time. While a gastroenterologist can certainly help Read more
  • What Is a Hiatal Hernia?
    Do you deal with constant acid reflux? Is heartburn commonplace? Do you feel full quickly after eating? If so, these could all be signs of a condition known as a Read more
  • When to See Your GI Specialist
    A GI specialist in Oakbrook Terrace, and Chicago, IL is a person who can help patients with all issues related to their digestion. Your doctors at Summit Digestive and Liver Read more
  • What Is Infectious Colitis?
    Colitis simply means that there is inflammation present in the colon, or large intestines, and it’s often caused by bacteria but can also be caused by a virus or parasite. Read more