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.
Dr. Sherief Shawki

Featured Episode

All About Diverticulitis with Dr. Sherief Shawki

There are a lot of old wives’ tales when it comes to what NOT to eat when you have diverticulitis. Join Sherief Shawki, MD, as he sheds light on this common problem that can occur in the lining of the bowel. He’ll explain what symptoms to watch for, available treatments, and the best diet (hint: it has to do with fiber!) to prevent diverticulitis.

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All Butts and Guts Episodes

All Butts and Guts Episodes

July 3, 2018

Perianal Crohn’s Disease with Dr. Luca Stocchi (22:53)

What is perianal Crohn’s disease exactly — and how does it differ from Crohn’s disease? Colorectal surgeon Luca Stocchi, MD, provides all you need to know ��� from diagnosis to treatment, as well as who’s most at risk and what complications may arise.

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June 19, 2018

Exploring Gastroparesis with Dr. Michael Cline (19:03)

You know your stomach’s role in digesting your food. But what happens when your stomach can’t empty normally? Michael Cline, MD, explains the mysterious, but growing, problem of gastroparesis. You’ll learn its symptoms, how it’s diagnosed and treated, the link between diabetes & gastroparesis, and ways to prevent it.

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May 12, 2018

Understanding Ulcerative Colitis with Dr. Jeremy Lipman (20:88)

What's ulcerative colitis and who's at risk for developing it? Colorectal surgeon Jeremy Lipman, MD, discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options — from medical to surgical — and how to live your best with UC.

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May 12, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Hemorrhoids with Dr. Michael Valente (20:5)

Join colorectal surgeon Michael Valente, MD, for a candid discussion of what hemorrhoids are, how they develop and the best ways to treat them. Plus, you'll learn simple diet and lifestyle modifications you can make to avoid them in the first place.

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