Greater Houston Gastroenterology-Houston
4100 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I specialize in Gastroenterology because of the privilege to care for patients with a wide range of gastrointestinal conditions. I value the opportunity of achieving a focused diagnosis, and then coordinating comprehensive, less invasive treatments with a combination of advanced endoscopic procedures and evidence-based medicine for my patients.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Barrett’s esophagus and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Screening and surveillance of gastrointestinal cancer, Hemorrhoid banding, Management of pancreatic and biliary diseases, Also Advanced endoscopy including: Diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Balloon assisted small bowel enteroscopy. Also, endoscopic management of Obesity: Orbera/Obalon balloon, correction of fistula, remodeling of anastomosis.
Where did you study?
Undergrad: University of St. Thomas
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship in Gastroenterology: Baylor College of Medicine
What certifications do you hold?
Board certified in Gastroenterology
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy spending time with my wife and our three daughters at the parks, swimming, hiking, or just relaxing with a good book.
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Please list your professional affiliations.
Member of the American College of Gastroenterology
Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux, Bleeding or Blood in the Stool, Bloating, Celiac Disease, Colitis, Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Polyps, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, Diarrhea, Dysphagia, GERD, EGD, Endoscopy, IBD, IBS, Lactose Intolerance, Peptic Ulcers, Ulcerative Colitis