Gastroenterology and Gastric issues – The Usual Suspects

By. Shreya Dhingra, MBBS 3rd Year, HIMSR, New Delhi The gastrointestinal tract is a large, muscular organ system which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as faeces and urine. The tract extends from the mouth, through the oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine to…

When, Why, and How Heartburn Strikes

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta Q&A with gastroenterologist Gina Sam, MD, of Mount Sinai Hospital. “Gastroenterology is an extremely important field in public health,” says Gina Sam, MD, MPH, director of the Mount Sinai Gastrointestinal Motility Center at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. “[It] allowed me to see patients with very different diseases including…