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The gastroenterology department of KAIST Clinic is in charge of diagnosing and treating digestive system diseases, which are the most frequent internal medical diseases, through the mutual cooperation of gastroenterologists and experienced gastroenterologists and provides professional and accurate information on various gastrointestinal symptoms and a wide range of digestive disorders.

In addition to its role as a primary medical institution, it is also doing its best in health checkups.

In particular, the Department of Gastroenterology is striving to diagnose and treat various upper and lower gastrointestinal diseases through endoscopies, such as upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy, and gastroenterology treatment.

In addition, comprehensive blood tests and diagnosis and treatment of digestive system diseases such as the biliary system, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, etc., are carried out in parallel by linking abdominal ultrasound examination with symptoms in cooperation with the radiology department.

Medical Field

  • 1Common digestive system symptoms
    ex) Indigestion, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, etc.
  • 2Gastrointestinal abnormalities
    • esophagus : esophageal motility disorder, reflux esophagitis, esophageal cancer, etc.
    • Stomach, duodenum : Functional dyspepsia, gastritis, peptic ulcer, gastric cancer, etc.
    • Small and large intestine : colon polyps, large intestine diverticulum, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, infectious colitis, colorectal cancer, etc.
  • 3Liver abnormalities
    acute and chronic hepatitis, alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver and steatohepatitis, intrahepatic tumor, liver cancer, Gilbert's syndrome, etc.
  • 4Pancreatic and biliary tract abnormalities
    gallbladder and biliary stones and inflammation, biliary tract cancer, acute and chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, etc.

Medical field

Common digestive system symptoms, Gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreatic biliary tract