H. Amaratunge

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H. Amaratunge
Greater Houston Gastroenterology-Houston Office

(713) 795-4444

Fax (713) 795-5254 4100 S Shepherd Dr Houston, TX 77098

To schedule an appointment call (713) 795-4444

About

H. Amaratunge

Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?

I chose gastroenterology because it is a diverse and complex field that allows me to focus on patient care and procedures.

Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?

Screening and surveillance of gastrointestinal cancer (Colonoscopy)
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Diagnosis and management of motility disorders of the upper digestive tract (24-hour pH, Impedance and Esophageal Manometry and Bravo)
Capsule Endoscopy

Where did you study?

Undergrad: Houston Baptist University
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Residency training in Internal Medicine: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship training in Gastroenterology: Baylor College of Medicine

What certifications do you hold?

Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?

Motion picture enthusiast
Reading fictional novels
Drawing/Painting
Dancing

Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?

HONORS and AWARDS
2005 Marcel Patterson Prize in Gastroenterology;
University of Texas Medical Branch
2001 Summa Cuma Laude; Houston Baptist University

2001 Chemistry student of the year; Houston Baptist University

Please list your professional affiliations.

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Physicians
American Medical Student Association
Primary Specialty

Gastroenterologist

Practice Greater Houston Gastroenterology-Houston
Gender Female
Accepting New Patients
Degrees Medical Doctor
Office Name Greater Houston Gastroenterology-Houston
Business Hours
Monday:7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed
Services H. Amaratunge provides gastroenterology services in Houston, TX. A Gastroenterologist is a physician of internal medicine who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases of the digestive system. A gastroenterologist is concerned with the normal function of the digestive system; making sure that it is working properly to dispose of bodily waste.

Please call Greater Houston Gastroenterology-Houston at (713) 795-4444 to schedule an appointment in Houston, TX or to get more information.
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