Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Hepatology is a medical discipline that studies, avoids, diagnoses, and treats diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas. It has long been thought of as a sub-specialty of gastroenterology.
The digestive system and its diseases are the subject of gastroenterology, a branch of medicine. This specialty focuses on diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, which includes organs from the mouth to the anus, as well as the alimentary canal Physicians practicing in this field are called gastroenterologists. It covers a wide range of conditions, including colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, dietary issues, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), pancreatitis, and more.