Dr. Eduardo A Kofman M.D.
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology12550 Biscayne Blvd Suite 600 Miami FL, 33181
Dr. Eduardo Kofman is a gastroenterologist practicing in Miami, FL. Dr. Kofman specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Kofman performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Univ De Buenos Aires- Fac De Med- Buenos Aires- Argentina 1986
Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas 1987
Universidad de Buenos Aires Facultad de Medicina 1987
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Acid Reflux
- Colon Polyps
- Vascular Disease
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- Can Losing Weight Cause Gallstones?
Losing weight rapidly if you are overweight can increase the risk of developing gallstones. Dieters who shed weight slowly are safer than those who lose three pounds or more in a week.The GallbladderThe gallbladder, which is a tiny sac found below the liver, functions as bile is stored until it is...
- The Right Age to Consider a Colonoscopy
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- Crohn's Disease Could Delay Bowel Cancer Diagnosis
Abdominal pain, frequent and recurring diarrhea, blood in the stool, and problematic bowel movements are all common symptoms for those suffering from Crohn’s disease. Unfortunately, they are also identical symptoms with those of bowel cancer, which can be one of the hardest cancers to diagnose in...
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