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Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine. Gastroenterologists are practitioners that specialize in diseases of the digestive system, which is also called the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Gastroenterologists have an in-depth understanding of how food moves through the digestive tract and digestion (the physical and chemical processes by which food is broken down). This includes how nutrients are absorbed and waste products are removed. Gastroenterologists also monitor the digestive function of the liver. Dr. Dacosta has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the: •Biliary System (Liver, Pancreas, Gallbladder, & Bile Ducts) •Esophagus •Large Intestine (Colon) •Small Intestine •Stomach
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Dr. Dacosta took the entire time with me that was needed to review my complete medical history and evaluate my current condition. I felt that I finally found a GI doctor that understands my symptoms and was going to be able to help me.
Dr. Dacosta was a kind professional. He was very responsive to my fears & reservations . his attention to detail helped to facilitate my surgery that saved my life. No other choice for GI.
He takes his time to examine & explains to pt perfectly.
Dr. Dacosta was very kind and patient with me During my 1st visit. He made me feel comfortable and explained everything to me. He spent a lot of time w/ me and I feel better finally!
He was awesome. Very attentive to my concerns and needs!
Visit went well very professional. I felt very comfortable. Would recommend to friends and family.
Very thorough and kind explained everything!