Disorders of the Stomach
Disorders of the Stomach

Disorders of the Stomach

by Richard Mitchell, MD

The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) functions to digest and absorb nutrients for the production of energy and the removal of waste. Gastroenterology is the study of the GI tract and disorders within this system. Gastroenterology doctors manage disorders of the GI tract.
Classification of these disorders separates conditions into those that are infectious, inflammatory, congenital, or neoplastic. These disorders may be diagnosed and treated through endoscopic procedures, during which a thin tube with a camera is passed through the tract. While gastroenterology doctors are specialized in the management of these disorders, every physician should have an understanding of common gastrointestinal disorder presentation, work-up, and management.

Course Details

  • Videos 6
  • Duration 1:11 h
  • Quiz questions 34
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Disorders of the Stomach

 Richard Mitchell, MD

Richard Mitchell, MD

Dr. Richard N. Mitchell is the Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pathology and Health Sciences and Technology, at Harvard Medical School in Massachusetts, USA.

He obtained his PhD in Cell Biology and Immunology from Rockefeller University in 1980, and his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1984. Currently, he is Program Director of the Health Sciences and Technology Education and Curriculum at Harvard Medical School.

Due to his achievements, he earned the ASIP Robbins Distinguished Educator Award in 2013.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Mitchell teaches courses on Pathology.

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