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Butts & Guts

Butts & Guts

A Cleveland Clinic podcast exploring your digestive and surgical health from end to end. You’ll learn how to have the best digestive health possible from your gall bladder to your liver and more from our host, Colorectal Surgery Chairman Scott Steele, MD.
Michael Cline, DO

Featured Episode

Gastroparesis and the Impact of Autoimmune Diseases

Michael Cline, DO, Director of Cleveland Clinic's Gastroparesis Clinic, joins Butts and Guts to give a refresher on gastroparesis (partial paralysis of the stomach). Dr. Cline also gives an update on new research on the connection between certain autoimmune disorders and this disease.

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All Butts and Guts Episodes

All Butts and Guts Episodes

July 6, 2021

All About Liver Transplants

Like with other organs, the need for liver donations outweighs the supply of available donors. Cristiano Quintini, MD, Program Director and Surgical Director of Cleveland Clinic's Liver Transplantation Program joins Butts and Guts to discuss the importance of this surgery, common questions and misconceptions, and innovations taking place with living donor liver transplants.

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June 22, 2021

Special Update: Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colorectal cancer is one of the leading cancer diagnoses for both men and women in the United States. As of May 2021, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommends that screenings for colorectal cancer start at age 45, as compared to the prior recommendation of age 50. Listen in as Butts and Guts host Scott Steele, MD shares his thoughts on this change.

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June 8, 2021

All About Fatty Liver Disease

In recent years theres been a rapid increase of fatty liver disease diagnoses. Dr. Jamile Wakim-Fleming, Director of Cleveland Clinic's Fatty Liver Disease Program, joins Butts and Guts to discuss this disease along with dietary and lifestyle changes that can improve the condition.

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May 25, 2021

Gallstones and Gallbladder Surgery

You may know someone (or maybe it's happened to you!) who has either had problems with gallstones or had their gallbladder removed. Diya Alaedeen, MD, Section Chief for the Department of General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital joins Butts and Guts to discuss this common issue, how gallstones form, and how they're treated.

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