Gastroenterologists are doctors who have specialization in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the stomach and intestines. They are trained in the science of gastroenterology, which is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, biliary system (e.g., liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts) and large intestine (colon). Gastroenterologists typically provide treatment for diseases of the digestive system including inflammation in the digestive tract, constipation, diarrhea, bleeding in the digestive tract, stomach discomfort, stomach pain, difficulty in swallowing, heartburn, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, unexplained weight loss, ulcers, etc
General Physicians are highly trained specialists who provide the non-surgical treatment to adult patients, particularly who are referred to them by other doctors, most commonly by the patient's general practitioner. They care for the most difficult, serious or complex medical problems and continue to see the patient until these problems have been stabilized or resolved completely. General physicians are trained to carry out a variety of medical procedures for the diagnosis and management of patients with infectious and tropical diseases like HIV, tuberculosis, Kala Azar, Malaria, Cholera, and Diarrhea. They also undertake the teaching and administrative responsibilities which includes supervision and training to medical staff, planning medical programs, management of hospital pharmacy, and proper monitoring of medical activities in the hospital.