• 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
  • What To Know About Pancreas and Bile Duct Disease
    Your pancreas is six to ten inches long and located in the upper left abdomen. Its primary function is to produce enzymes that aid in the digestion of food. It 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
  • When Should I See a Doctor About Frequent Diarrhea?
    Diarrhea might not be something you want to talk about; however, it happens to everyone. Whether it’s a stomach bug, something you ate, or a more serious and underlying digestive Read more
  • What To Know About Colon and Rectal Polyps
    Has a gastroenterologist just found colon polyps during your routine colonoscopy? If so, you may be wondering what these masses are, why they occur, and if this could put you 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