Dr. Gary Gorodokin is a gastroenterologist practicing in Fair Lawn, NJ. Dr. Gorodokin 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. Gorodokin performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Medical School at SUNY Downstate Medical Center M.D. 1989
Gary I Gorodokin MD's Expert Contributions
It could be nothing more serious than hemorrhoids, but before telling you not to worry about it, a more serious problem must be ruled out by performing a colonoscopy. READ MORE
Home remedies are effective in the treatment of occasional heartburn. If you have symptoms more than 2 times per week, you need to be seen by a gastroenterologist and probably undergo an endoscopy READ MORE
There’s no reason to give probiotics to an otherwise healthy child. If they have symptoms, such as diarrhea, they need to be evaluated and then a decision on the efficacy of probiotics can be made READ MORE
No, they have no role in the treatment of GERD READ MORE
Yes, there are medicines which lower acid. From over the counter antacids like Tums to prescription agents like Nexium (which is also available over the counter in lower non prescription strength). If your symptoms persist longer than 2 weeks on these medications, you should see a doctor READ MORE
It depends on the cause of jaundice. Nausea is a very non specific symptom and is not necessarily due to gastrointestinal problems. Nausea and vomiting can be caused by fever, kidney stones, renal insufficiency and cardiac conditions just to name a few. This is in addition to many gastrointestinal reasons and you should see a physician to understand where to look for the reason READ MORE
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- Upper GI Endoscopy (EGD)
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Hemorrhoidal Band Ligation
- Removal of polyps
- Helicobacter Pylori Breath Test
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Professional Member American College of Physicians
- Professional Member American College of Gastroenterology
- Bronx Municipal Hospital Center Internal Medicine
- Long Island College Hospital Gastroenterology
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- Can You Contract Cholera Through Other Means Besides Water?
Can You Contract Cholera Through Other Means Besides Water?Cholera is an infection that causes thousands of deaths around the world every year. The biggest challenge posed by cholera is that it is difficult to control and treat at the same time. The infection spreads very fast affecting a huge...
- Antidepressants and Psychotherapy May Ease IBS Symptoms
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- What Are The Risk Factors Of A Colonoscopy?
Colonoscopy is a medical procedure and like all medical procedures, it may have its risks. For a vast majority of patients, the benefits far outweigh the risks and also much can be done to minimize the risks.About Colonoscopy The colonoscopy procedure involves the use of a thin and flexible camera...
- 230 Pill
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- Can Going Gluten-Free Help with Crohn's and Colitis?
Not all individuals with inflammatory bowel disease react to the same foods the same way. While there is no specific diet that helps every individual coping with IBD, some individuals have reported success with eliminating gluten. Gluten is a protein found in barley, rye, wheat, and triticale. It...
- What Causes Gastroenteritis?
What is Gastroenteritis?Gastroenteritis refers to an infection of the gastrointestinal tract, and leads to inflammation of the stomach and the intestines. This irritation, characterized by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, is also known as the stomach flu. The stomach flu entails severe diarrhea,...