Cancer Center

Education Resources

American Gastroenterological Association
Address:

National Office

4930 Del Ray Avenue

Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone:

301-654-2055

Internet Address:

http://www.gastro.org

Description of Services Provided:

This site covers all gastrointestinal conditions, including celiac disease. Using the search option, you'll find the latest research news on this disease.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Address:

6707 Democracy Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone:

301-496-3583

Internet Address:

https://www.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.

American College of Gastroenterology
Address:

6400 Goldsboro Road

Suite 200

Bethesda, MD 20817

Phone:

301-263-9000

Internet Address:

http://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.

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Address:

11300 West Olympic Boulevard

Suite 600

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone:

310-437-0544

Internet Address:

https://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.

Last reviewed September 2017 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP

EBSCO Information Services is fully accredited by URAC. URAC is an independent, nonprofit health care accrediting organization dedicated to promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and commendation.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.