Find & Book a Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System) in Yau Tsim Mong Hong Kong

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The study of gastroenterology and hepatology are often related to each other. A gastroenterologist is an internist who has completed specialty training in the treatment of digestive disorders. Digestive disorders include disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas, gallbladder, and liver. In order to become board certified in gastroenterology, the doctor must first become board certified in internal medicine. In order to become eligible to even take the examination for board certification in gastroenterology, a gastrointestinal (GI) fellowship lasting an additional two to three years beyond an internal medicine residency must be completed. During the course of their two to three years of training in gastroenterology, some gastroenterologists have little exposure to patients with liver disease. On the other hand, some gastroenterologists have a great deal of exposure to patients with liver disease during the course of their gastroenterology specialty training. Thus, the level of experience and expertise among gastroenterologists in diagnosing and treating liver disease varies greatly. It is important for the patient to determine the gastroenterologist's level of expertise in liver disease prior to establishing a long-term medical relationship with this type of doctor. Clinical hepatology generally deals with the liver, its functions and its diseases. Most disorders of the liver are usually grouped together under hepatology. Examples of these diseases are liver cirrhosis, hemochromatosis, and hepatitis. Hepatitis is liver inflammation brought about by infection with several types of hepatitis virus, which include the hepatitis A virus and the hepatitis C virus, among many others. What Is A Hepatologist ? A hepatologist is the most experienced and qualified type of doctor to treat people with liver disease. Since there is currently no separate board certification examination in the field of hepatology, there is no official definition of a hepatologist. However, there are specialized training programs for doctors who are focused solely on liver disease. These are known as hepatology fellowships and typically last from one to two years. Over the course of a hepatology fellowship, a doctor receives comprehensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of liver disease. This specialty training typically includes extensive exposure to all liver diseases, including those that are rare and infrequently seen. This intense training in liver disease is rarely matched in a gastroenterology fellowship A physician who successfully completes a hepatology fellowship is considered a hepatologist. Most hepatologists, although not all, are also gastroenterologists. These doctors have successfully completed both a hepatology and a gastroenterology fellowship. Occasionally, gastroenterologists who have not completed a fellowship in hepatology nonetheless focus their medical practice primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of people with liver disease. While these physicians do not have a separate diploma in the field of liver disease, they may also be considered hepatologists. For many reasons, it is to the patient’s advantage to choose a hepatologist to treat his liver disease. The patient can be virtually assured that the hepatologist will have substantial experience in the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of liver diseases. Furthermore, hepatologists are likely to be the first to learn about the most up-to-date therapies—both FDA-approved and experimental—and to incorporate them into their practices. However, whether someone chooses to see a gastroenterologist or a hepatologist, it is important to find a doctor who is willing to work with him as an equal partner in the healing process.

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  • Simon Chung Chi Ping
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • 13/F Po On Commercial Building 198 Nathan Road Kowloon (Mtr Jordan Exit D), Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $750.00
  • Tsui Hung Cheung
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Suite 802, 8/F Office Tower One Grand 625 & 639 Nathan Road Mongkok, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $800.00
  • Gong Hung Hiu
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Suit 802, 8/F Grand Tower 1 639 Nathan Road Mong Kok, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $600.00
  • Nelson Kung Nam Shing
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Suite 802, 8/F 1 Grand Tower 639 Nathan Road Mongkok, Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $800.00
  • Hong Chan Wai
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • 3/F Pearl Oriental Tower 225 Nathan Road Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $450.00 - $550.00
  • Fai Lau Siu
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Kowloon Medical Centre Room 403, Pacific Centre 28 Hankow Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $199.00 - $999.00
  • Ni Lui Yan
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Suite 902 26 Nathan Road Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $800.00
  • Jeremy Lam Tuen Chi
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Room 1002 - 1005, 10/F 26 Nathan Road Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $600.00
  • Wai Lai Chi
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • 19/F Oterprise Square 26 Nathan Road Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $400.00 - $600.00
  • Kuifa Chang Kwong
  • Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist (Stomach & Digestive System)
  • Shop 1107 Elements Kowloon Station Kowloon, Yau Tsim Mong
  • Fee: $199.00 - $999.00
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