Gastroenterology (GI) is the branch of medicine dedicated to treating diseases and conditions affecting the gastrointestinal or digestive system. Gastroenterologists, also known as "GI doctors" are experts on the digestive system and how it works.
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Through funding and grants, our researchers investigate important questions to find solutions, develop treatment plans and work toward cures. We want to improve health care for the next generation. SIU Medicine’s academic medicine settings offer a breeding ground for some of the most well-known innovations, medical discoveries and standard clinical practices.