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Dr. Douglas Howerton specializes in gastroenterology in Chesapeake, Virginia.
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An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs..
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Dr. Howerton attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 27 years experience.
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