Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic has 140 digestive disease specialists (gastroenterologists) on staff, one of the largest such groups in the world. Because of the complexity of digestive diseases, the specialty is divided into nine specialty groups.

Mayo Clinic resources include the latest in endoscopic equipment and techniques. Using these minimally invasive procedures, doctors insert tubes through the mouth, nose or rectum to examine and treat problems of the digestive tract.