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Educational Links

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

The ACG is a professional organization of gastroenterologists. Their website provides patient
and physician information on various gastrointestinal disorders

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

The AGA is an international organization dedicated to the study of gastrointestinal and liver disease. Their website is an excellent patient and physician resource for digestive disease.

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

The ASGE is an organization of physicians who are experts in gastrointestinal endoscopy. They are committed to education regarding endoscopic procedures and the assurance of the quality of endoscopy. Their website is an excellent source of information on endoscopic procedures.

American Society for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)

American Society for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)

The ASSLD is dedicated to the study of liver disease. The liver is not directly evaluated by endoscopy but liver disease can cause many problems which are treated endoscopically. Therefore, gastroenterologists are trained in the treatment of liver disease.

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

An information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is an excellent
source of information and further links.


Barrett's Esophagus Information

Barrett’s Esophagus Information

This website, sponsored by the drug company, Astra-Zeneca, offers a wealth of information on GERD and Barrett’s esophagus.

Celiac Disease Foundation

Celiac Disease Foundation

The Celiac Disease Foundation provides support, information and assistance to people affected by celiac sprue and related conditions.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America is dedicated to the study and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. This is an excellent source of information.

National Heartburn Alliance

National Heartburn Alliance

The National Heartburn Alliance provides a community of support for heartburn sufferers by providing education about the causes and effects of heartburn, as well as solutions that offer them relief and improved quality of life.

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)

IFFGD addresses the issues surrounding life with gastrointestinal function and motility disorders. They also work to increase awareness of these disorders. Check out the patient information on gastroesophogeal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and other GI disorders.

WebMD Digestive Disorders Health Center

WebMD Digestive Disorders Health Center

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.


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