If You Have NASH, is Bariatric Surgery for You?

NASH is a more severe form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Patients with NASH may wonder if bariatric surgery can help them.

Tummy Trouble: Is Your Toothpaste to Blame?

How Aging Affects The Gut Microbiome

Doctorpedia Gut Health Channel Doctor Experts

Doctor Profile

Asma Khapra, MD


  • Doctorpedia, Founding Medical Partner
  • Gut Health Channel, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Asma Khapra is a board certified physician in Gastroenterology and Partner at GastroHealth, Virginia Division.

Doctor Profile

Kevin Tin, MD


  • Doctorpedia, Founding Medical Partner
  • Gut Health Channel, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kevin Tin is Triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Obesity Medicine.

Doctor Profile

Nathan Merriman, MD


  • Doctorpedia, Founding Medical Partner
  • Gut Health Channel, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Nathan Merriman is a board certified Gastroenterology Physician based in Utah.

Doctor Profile

Omid Shaye, MD


  • Doctorpedia, Founding Medical Partner
  • Gut Health Channel, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Omid Shaye is a board certified gastroenteroligst and Co-Director of Gastroenterology Associates of Beverly Hills.


Pancreatitis - Overview

SIBO - Overview

Crohn's Disease - Overview

Fecal Incontinence - Overview

Gallstones - Overview

Hemorrhoids - Overview

IBS - Overview

Ulcerative Colitis - Overview

Colonoscopy - Overview

Upper Endoscopy - Overview

Diet and Bowel Changes - Overview

ABCs of GI

ABCs of GI

Your First Visit To A GI Doctor

What will happen during your first visit to a Gastroenterologist, aka GI doctor, and how should you prepare for your appointment?

ABCs of GI

Common Gastrointestinal Myths – Fact vs. Fiction

Let’s dispel some of the most common myths about gastrointestinal conditions like GERD, IBS and celiac disease, as well as general digestive health. 

ABCs of GI

Stages of Pancreatic Cancer

As with all cancers, pancreatic cancer progresses in stages. Most doctors agree that pancreatic cancer develops over a period of four different stages.

Food For Thought

Diets For People With IBS

People with IBS may find that a particular diet grants them symptom relief and better quality of life. Here are some of the best IBS diets.

Gluten Intolerance vs. Celiac Disease

Gluten intolerance and celiac disease have similar symptoms, but both are very different. Let’s break down the differences between the two diseases.

Diets To Reduce Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Your diet can greatly influence your risk of developing colorectal cancer. What are some foods to avoid, and what foods should you be eating?

Apple Cider Vinegar for Heartburn and Weight Loss

Apple cider vinegar is used to treat include heartburn and weight gain. Let’s see if the remedy holds up when examined under a scientific light.


Gut Health

Lactose Intolerance Symptoms

Around two-thirds of the world’s adults have lactose intolerance symptoms. So what are the signs and symptoms of lactose intolerance?

Gut Health

All About Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding means that bleeding is occurring somewhere along the route food takes through your body, and it is never a good thing.

Gut Health

Symptoms and Causes of Indigestion

If you’ve ever eaten a large meal and felt sick after, you’ve probably experienced indigestion. What are the symptoms of indigestion, and what causes it?  


Home Remedies For Heartburn

You may want to try some home remedies for heartburn. They can not only help you when you eat and drink, but for the rest of the day as well.

Crohn's Disease Treatment

While symptoms of the condition can be debilitating, Crohn's disease can be manageable long term with the various treatment options that are available. 

Travelers' Diarrhea: Prevention & Treatment

Good news first: traveler’s diarrhea is not the end of the world, or even your vacation. Here are some ways to prevent and treat this unpleasant condition.

Can Digestive Enzymes Help With Weight Loss?

Digestive enzymes are enzymes in the body that play a role in breaking down food. Could they play a role in promoting weight loss as well?

Scoping It Out

Gut Health

All About Colonoscopies

So if you’re scheduled for a colonoscopy procedure, what do you need to do to prepare? Here’s a brief guide that’s all about colonoscopies.

Gut Health

Tummy Trouble: Advanced Medical Techniques That Gut It Out

If you've been suffering from stomach problems, know that numerous nonsurgical options are available to diagnose and treat whatever is causing them.

Gut Health

Colon Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US. Let's find out why colon cancer screening is so important.

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