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  • By Jamie1127 · New reply March 4, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Hi, I am hoping that someone can help me with a problem that has been getting progressively worse, and has taken some time to try and figure out. I have been having sudden and severe hypertensive episodes ...

How to become a patient at Mayo's GI clinic

  • By Ericvg · New reply January 2, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hi all ... First, let me express my sincere gratitude and admiration for all of you who take the time to post your experiences, feelings, and questions on this site. My wife and I have been struggling ...

Best physicians/clinics for Gastroparesis?

  • By Ericvg · New reply December 30, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • My wife has been suffering with "idiopathic" gastroparesis and dysmotility for several years now. My wife has ZERO quality of life as a result of her illness. She is unable to leave the house, and most ...

Need Dr in Boston who adjusts gastric pacemaker

  • By drbel · New reply September 20, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • My son recently had a gastric pacemaker inserted in Texas. He moved off to college in Boston and needs the device adjusted. His GI is in San Antonio, Tx and can see him when he comes home for Christmas ...

GI doctor

  • By finer_designer · New reply June 23, 2013
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  • Anyone know a good motility specialist in the Kansas City area...?? Appreciate any suggestions....thanks ...

Referral for good doctor

  • By Christina40 · New reply May 7, 2013
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  • Need a doctor referral for the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill (RDU) area. Does anyone have suggestions for an internist, gastroenterologist, or gynecologist? I have an excellent suggestion for a gastroenterologist ...


  • By IBEandDD_ErikSteele · New reply May 7, 2013
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Mississippians/ No Gastroparesis Physician in Mississippi anymore?

  • By corshan1 · New reply April 15, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Hello everyone, for our members in the central Mississippi area, we just lost our only Gastroparesis Doctor @ UMC. I was wondering if anyone would suggest a gastro alternative somewhere else. I live in ...

Help! I need a new doc!

  • By Bookseller · New reply March 7, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • I am looking for a "Dr House". I have a complicated medical history w/ multiple dx that don't follow typical pathology, and don't respond to standard tx. My local GI has taken me as far as he can. I've ...

Dr. Michael D. Brown, Rush University in Chicago

  • By SHarold · New reply January 28, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Does anyone have any experience with Dr. Michael D. Brown, a GI doctor and colon motility specialist at Rush University in Chicago? My daughter is interested in seeing him for diagnosis and treatment ...

Gastro recommendation in Detroit area

  • By BradyYear · Posted December 23, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hi, I'm totally new to this board. After years of having manageable constipation (that involved Miralax 2-3 doses a day & fiber, plus 4-6 hrs a day in the bathroom), I had a bad wk of not following my ...

In Need Of a Doctor: Daughter with GP

  • By crzytaz · New reply December 19, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • I reside in boise idaho. I have a daughter that is very ill with GP. been ongoing for 19 months. The doctor she sees says he does not have any idea of what to do for her and there is no doctor in town ...

Michigan GI doc recommendations?

  • By mdags · New reply December 4, 2012
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  • Hello! New here. Thought I'd introduce myself. I'm 36, from Michigan, and was just diagnosed with GP this past June. My GI doc thinks it was caused by my lap band (which I had done back in 2007). I originally ...

Specialist in Kansas City KS

  • By mom926and928 · New reply November 25, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • Hello my daughter, 32 yo, was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis. She lives in a small town in KS. Her primary care doctor sent her to the only gastroenterologist in town, but I recently found out ...

Raleigh/Durham NC?

  • By pjedge · New reply October 30, 2012
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  • Does anyone know of doctors in Raleigh/Durham area that deal with sphincter of oddi dysfunction/biliary issues? Have had right sided pain on and off since gallbladder out 4 years ago. But for last 6 weeks ...

Colorado doctors

  • By Kzago · New reply October 9, 2012
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  • Looking for a GI experienced in treating gastroparesis in Colorado, preferrably northern. Any suggestions ...

Need a GI Motility Specialist Ohio, Va area?

  • By lovelenox · New reply September 14, 2012
  • 10 replies
  • I need recommendations for GI Motility Specialist in Ohio, Va area. We live in Charleston, WV and can drive easily to Ohio, Virginia, DC or NC thanks ...

Motility Specialist Needed

  • By Bumtum · New reply August 6, 2012
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  • Can anyone tell me if you know of a GI Motility Specialist in the Houston, TX area ...

does anyone know a motility doctor in Louisiana?

  • By corrie-bd · Posted July 26, 2012
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  • I would really like to find a GI doctor who specializes in motility problems..I live in Lafayette , Louisiana... If there is not one here, can anyone suggest a good motility specialist in Houston ...

Phoenix area GP GI doc recommend needed

  • By pam15 · New reply July 2, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • Can anyone recommend a GP competent Gi or motility doc in the phoenix area. Mayo clinic won't work for me, my insurance refuses to send me there although my doctors recommend it. (CIGNA). (Has anyone ...

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