Dr. Shuster is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Hamilton Physician Group-Gastroenterology in Dalton, Georgia. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee, his residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. Shuster practiced gastroenterology in Chattanooga and Cleveland for 31 years and was an assistant professor for ten years.
Dr. Shuster treats patients with GI conditions, including GERD, abdominal pain, peptic ulcer disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver conditions including fatty liver, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C, and functional GI conditions like gastroparesis and irritable bowel syndrome. He also performs general GI procedures such as upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies, video capsule endoscopies, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and manometries.
“The field of gastroenterology allows me to use the knowledge and skills I have gained to treat my patients’ medical issues, says Dr. Shuster. “I believe a good physician listens and provides personalized care appropriate to their patient’s needs and values.”