Definition of gastroenterologist in English:

gastroenterologist

noun

  • See gastroenterology

    • ‘In 1996 concerns were raised by local gastroenterologists and general practitioners over the management of patients with acute jaundice.’
    • ‘The investigation of choice for dysphagia by gastroenterologists or upper gastrointestinal surgeons is flexible endoscopy.’
    • ‘He continued to experience nausea and vomiting, with further weight loss, and was referred by his general practitioner to a gastroenterologist.’
    • ‘Usual management could include referral to a gastroenterologist but excluded immediate endoscopy.’
    • ‘In my experience surgeons, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, and orthopedists are among the best.’

Pronunciation

gastroenterologist

/ˌɡastrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒlədʒɪst/