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The digestive tract is thought of as the second brain due to the abundance of neurons as well as the presence of the vasovagal nerve in this region. It thus goes without saying that the digestive system is vital when it comes to overall physical and mental wellbeing. Gastroenterologists are medical experts charged with the responsibility of diagnosing conditions of the digestive tract as in order to promote overall wellbeing. If they make mistakes on account of negligence, you can count on the law to make everything right by giving you the option of filing a gastroenterology malpractice lawsuit.
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Gastroenterologists complete an undergraduate study course before taking the MCAT in order to gain admission to medical school. After admission, they must go through four years of training before becoming a licensed physician. Residency follows shortly thereafter, and this may last up to three years, as well as a mandatory fellowship program which can last up to three years. All in all, gastroenterologists may attend school as well as undergo extensive training for over a decade before being licensed. All of this is done to make sure that the physician is more than qualified to become a gastroenterologist and that they have a strong command of the specialty they have chosen.
Gastroenterologists treat the following health problems:
- Gastric cancers and related tumors
- GERD and heartburn
- Gastric and peptic ulcers
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Gallbladder disease
- Colorectal cancer
A gastroenterologist is duty bound by something called standard of care which is a level of medical care and expertise they must adhere to and provide to all patients, failure to which and should their negligence and breach of this duty cause harm to the patient, they can be sued for money damages by the injured party.
Here are some of the negligent actions that may call for a gastroenterologist lawsuit:
- Failure to administer correct dose of anesthesia during surgery
- Failure to properly diagnose a condition
- Failure to accurately read lab results
- Failure to order lab tests in a timely fashion
- Failure to order a colon exam for those at risk
- Failure to follow up with a patient post-surgery
Lawyers for Gastroenterology Malpractice – Call Us Today!
Medical malpractice by a gastroenterologist allows you to sue for various damages such as scarring, pain and suffering, medical bills both past and future, lost wages, loss of enjoyment of life and so much more. If you were harmed by a gastroenterologist, we’d love to help out. Please call our best medical malpractice attorneys at (773) 902-0413 for your 100% FREE legal consultation. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.