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Stuart Akerman, MD Digestive Health Blog

June 28, 2020

I have seen many patients in my career carrying a diagnosis of IBS, not doing very well from a symptom-control standpoint, who undergo further evaluation  (or re-evaluation) with either newer more-expansive stool testing or even further testing with Endoscopic Ultrasou...

April 19, 2020

You can watch my interview below with Ms. Sarah Tuttle-Singer from Times of Israel, and also click below for my recent article published on the Times of Israel Blog.

March 18, 2020

I recently sat down with my colleague Dr. Kenneth Brown to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our practice, and what steps we are taking to make sure our patients are well cared for during this complicated time.

February 15, 2020

Dr. Stuart Akerman discusses his experience with fecal transplant for recurrent and refractory C Difficile Infection.

May 12, 2019

How telemedicine can fit into your practice can be quite individually tailored. Whether utilized to see new consults for patients who may live some distance from your office, continue care for chronic patients who may be away such as students at school, or used as a me...

June 3, 2018

The ACS released new guidelines lowering the recommended age of screening for colon cancer to 45 in average risk individuals.

January 31, 2018

Patients who have never had a colonoscopy may have some questions about the test, and hopefully this video can answer some of those questions.

December 5, 2017

It seems that pancreatic cysts are on the rise with more patients than ever finding that they have them hiding in their pancreas. This might not actually be the case - most tend to be incidentally found on imaging done for other purposes. As imaging techniques have evo...

August 19, 2017

What are some signs of constipation, and how can it be evaluated

April 13, 2017

Why does my belly hurt? Things to think about before you come in for an initial consultation with a gastroenterologist

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