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?
ServicesH. 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.
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