Dr. Eric Hassall is a pediatric gastroenterologist practicing in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Hassall specializes in digestive system, liver or nutritional problems in children from the newborn period to their teens. Conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, chronic constipation or obesity can all be treated by a pediatric gastroenterologist.
Education and Training
University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences 1973
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Gastroenterology
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology
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