Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Page! With one of the largest group of digestive disease specialists in the world, Mayo Clinic has been recognized as the nation's best Gastroenterology & GI Surgery hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Follow the page to learn about clinical trials and up-to-date research, and find resources for all your gastroenterology needs. Our goal is to connect you to others, and become informed decision makers; so post a comment, share your story, own your health.
The sad news of the death of “Black Panther” actor Chadwick Boseman at the age of 43 from colon cancer drew attention to the need for earlier screening, particularly for Africans and African Americans who carry a higher risk for colon cancer. On October 27, 2020, the U.S. Preventive Services [...]
Architect Louis Sullivan coined the phrase “form follows function.” This became the battle cry of modernists in the early 1900’s against purely ornamental features of architecture. Decorative ornaments were considered superfluous. They believed that the design of an object should fit its intended purpose. The object should be functional. In [...]
Mayo Clinic Connect member and volunteer mentor, Teresa @hopeful33250, was recently advised by her GI doctor to start on the FODMAP diet due to her IBS symptoms. She reached out to the Mayo Connect Community, and a robust discussion ensued.
What exactly is the FODMAP diet? Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, [...]
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic is committed to provide care for all of our patients need even in these uncertain and challenging times. Our teams are here for you, and together we will work to maximize your health and wellbeing. Our outpatient clinics and procedure [...]
Though times and circumstances have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing has not changed, and that is Mayo Clinic’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’s dedication and ability to provide compassionate care. We have protocols in place to ensure that every precaution is taken to ensure that this [...]