Physician - Gastroenterology examines and diagnoses disorders and diseases of the digestive system. Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment. Being a Physician - Gastroenterology recommends and orders tests to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition. Requires a MD degree from an accredited school. Additionally, Physician - Gastroenterology requires a valid state license to practice. May report to a medical director. Physician - Gastroenterology's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.