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  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012 -
  • Update Date: 09/11/2012 -
  • Address:

    4930 Del Ray Avenue

    Bethesda, Maryland 20814

  • Phone:

    301-654-2055

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.gastro.org

  • Description of services provided:

    This is a site for both the public and health professionals. The Digestive Health Resource Center offers patient wellness brochures on a variety of digestive topics.

  • Address:

    Office of Communications & Public Liaison, NIH

    Building 31, Room 9A04

    31 Center Drive, MSC 2560

    Bethesda, MD 20892-2560

  • Internet Address:

    http://www2.niddk.nih.gov

  • Description of services provided:

    This is a site for both the public and health professionals. One of its services is the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, which provides health information that can be duplicated and distributed freely.

  • Address:

    PO Box 342260

    Bethesda MD 20827-2260

  • Phone:

    301-263-9000

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.acg.gi.org

  • Description of services provided:

    With one of its goals to "advance knowledge of gastrointestinal disease," the American College of Gastroenterology includes over 9,000 physicians. Of interest to nonmembers, the site features patient information covering over 20 topics, a physician locator, brochures, such as "What is a Gastroenterologist? A Patient Education Pamphlet," and a list of links to related sites.

  • Address:

    11300 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600

    Los Angeles, CA 90064

  • Phone:

    310-437-0544

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.sages.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is comprised of over 5,000 surgeons who use endoscopy and laparoscopy. For the general public, you can link to the organization's patient information. Find a doctor who is a SAGES member, get brochures on a range of topics, and link to in-depth sites.