Gastroenterology refers to the diseases of the stomach, oesophagus, small intestine, pancreas, colon and rectum, bile ducts, liver, and gallbladder. The function of the entire digestive system comes under the preview of this speciality.

The Gastroenterology department at UMMC is a centre of excellence that has experts in handling all gastroenterology cases. This department offers highly advanced surgical and medical gastroenterology services to patients of all ages. Our department has facilities in gastrointestinal pathology, oesophagal motility, gastrointestinal oncology, and molecular biology. It also provides advanced care to patients with thoughtful, compassionate and timely care and modern procedures like photodynamic therapy and those involving endoscopic techniques. We also offer acute care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to manage life-threatening illnesses.

The team of physicians comprises highly esteemed and experienced, internationally renowned medical gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal oncologists and surgical gastroenterologists. They offer optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients with the support of speciality trained nurses, technicians and rehabilitation therapists. Our team is committed to improving patients' health and well-being with various gastrointestinal disorders by giving personalized, cost-effective, and quality care. The latest endoscopic procedures are performed for gastrointestinal cancers, gastrointestinal bleeds, and foreign body removal. Gastrointestinal surgeons can manage major treatments related to gastrointestinal surgical problems of the intestines, pancreas and hepatobiliary tract through minimal access surgery. They also carry out diagnostic and preventive purposes in a safe, patient-friendly, and ethical manner.

Available Locations


510 W Tidwell Rd,

Houston, TX 77091



Special Services

Emergency Room

At UMMC we provide the best possible care without the wait, and just minutes away from your home.


Our state-of-the-art technology provides high quality imaging in a comfortable diagnostic testing facility.

General Surgery

Our Surgical team provides the latest in minimally invasive surgery performed by highly-skilled, fellowship trained,


Our on-site, fully equipped laboratory allows for easy access, fast and accurate results with no waiting time and best

Plastic Surgery

Our plastic surgeons have helped countless clients regain their confidence and self-esteem.


Our specialists perform non-invasive or minimally-invasive treatments for heel pain


Our physicians specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of all digestive

Pain Management

Our specialists are board certified in both Pain Management and Anesthesiology.

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

We specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of pediatric and adult ear, nose, and throat disorders.

Spine Surgery

Our highly skilled orthopedic spine surgeons provide variety of open surgery solutions

Our Facilities

Clinical Quality

We are committed to outstanding patient care and clinical outcomes.

Continuous Improvement

We seek to relentlessly improve our performance in every area – clinical, operational and financial – constantly pushing ourselves to new heights.


We work together, helping and supporting one another to make our hospital successful.

Service Excellence

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