Importance of Early Detection for Colon Cancer
posted: Sep. 27, 2023.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colon cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the United States. A single cause is unknown, but Read more
What Do You See a Gastroenterologist For?
posted: Jun. 21, 2023.Leading Gastroenterologists in Burlingame, CA Residents of Burlingame and surrounding communities are grateful and honored to have The Burlingame Gastroenterology & Hepatology Clinic, headed by Dr. Ernest Ribera and his associate Read more
What Is Hepatology?
posted: Apr. 10, 2023.Hepatology is a specialized branch of medicine focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and bile duct conditions and diseases. In the past, hepatology was considered part Read more
Understanding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
posted: Feb. 13, 2023.In gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the lining of the esophagus is irritated by stomach acid or bile. The problem arises when the lower esophageal sphincter, which acts as a valve Read more
What Is A Colonoscopy?
posted: Jan. 30, 2023.A colonoscopy is a simple and easy procedure that could potentially save your life. A colonoscopy is used to look through the large intestine and rectum for polyps or other Read more
What to Expect During an Endoscopy
posted: Nov. 23, 2022.Endoscopy is a diagnostic we use to evaluate the upper portion of your digestive tract, including your throat, stomach, and duodenum (first part of small intestines). It consists of using Read more
When To Have a Colorectal Cancer Screening
posted: Sep. 19, 2022.If you are considering colorectal cancer screening in Burlingame, CA, it is vital that you discuss what type of test is best for you with Dr. Ernest Ribera and Dr. Katherine Wong at Burlingame Gastroenterology Read more
FAQs About a Colonoscopy
posted: Aug. 10, 2022.Have questions about your upcoming colonoscopy. Did you just turn 45 years old? If so, this is the perfect time to remind you that you should be turning to our Burlingame, Read more
Welcome to Our Blog
posted: Jun. 09, 2022.Welcome to the Blog of Burlingame Gastroenterology & HepatologyBurlingame Gastroenterology & Hepatology would like to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find informative and useful postings about gastroenterology Read more