The Importance of Female Gastroenterology
Female patients can have their own, specific experience of digestive health issues. Women have gastrointestinal disorders twice as often as men do. It is known that women’s digestive tracts are physiologically different than those of men, and that women have increased gut sensitivity to different stimuli. This means that some gastrointestinal problems affect women in a unique manner, while others are specific to women’s health. The female reproductive and urinary systems relate intimately to the gastrointestinal system, and a disorder of one is frequently associated with disorders in another. Pregnancy, childbirth, and hormonal variations (such as in menopause) directly affect women’s digestive systems as well.
Our team of female gastroenterologists and dietitians fully understands and embraces the nuances of women’s digestive health. We are committed to providing state of the art care in a compassionate and engaging manner to get the treatment and outcomes you deserve. We recognize the importance of specialized diagnosis and treatment for these digestive tract conditions, which is why we make women’s health a central and coordinated focus of our practice. Our team of female gastroenterologists and dietitians aims to deliver sensitive, thoughtful, female-focused care based on women’s unique experiences and lifestyles.
We provide convenient gastroenterology locations near our female patients within Manhattan and Brooklyn as well as Telehealth services.