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Gastroenterologists and digestive health specialists at Specialty Physicians of Illinois can help you take control of your digestive health. Using advanced technology, our expert physicians diagnose and treat colon, esophagus, stomach, pancreatic, liver, and gallbladder issues.


With a variety of office locations throughout the South Suburban Chicago region, the doctors of the Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC offer a variety of diagnostic and treatment options for you and your loved ones.


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3700 W. 203rd St., Olympia Fields, IL. 60461

Although your primary doctor can begin treatment for many gastrointestinal disorders, a GI doctor has expertise in managing difficult or hard-to-treat cases.


What does the specialist do?

A GI specialist can diagnose and treat several gastrointestinal problems, ranging from ulcers to inflammatory bowel diseases. A G.I. specialist also can perform colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and other special tests to examine different parts of the digestive tract.


A specialist can evaluate your pain or problem using a variety of tests. These tests may include an upper GI and small bowel series to examine the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. A lower GI test may be recommended to examine the colon or large intestines. A barium enema may also be used to diagnose and evaluate the extent of inflammatory bowel diseases.


Depending upon your gastrointestinal problem, a specialist can recommend lifestyle adjustments, such as a change in eating habits, or prescribe medication. A specialist can also perform or refer you for surgery.





Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or acid reflux, is a condition in which the stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus (the tube from the mouth to the stomach). This action can irritate the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms.

Acid Reflux - Risk Factors

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Did you know?

About half of American adults experience GERD at least once a month.

Heart Burn or Gerd

The risk factors for reflux include:

• Eating Patterns

• Alcohol Use

• Respiratory Disease

• Obesity

• Pregnancy

• Smoking

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