We offer a full range of innovative diagnostic and therapeutic services related to digestive disorders and gastrointestinal diseases.

Baylor Scott & White Health gastroenterology treats patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases in regionally and nationally recognized centers of excellence, referral centers, local endoscopy centers and physician offices across Central and North Texas.

Your patients will have access to renowned digestive health experts, advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities, and innovative clinical research the goal of finding the best ways to address digestive disorders, including:

  • Diarrheal diseases, including Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
  • Esophageal diseases and disorders
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Liver diseases
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Hepatitis C


Some of the most common treatments for digestive disorders we offer at Baylor Scott & White include:

  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Deep enteroscopy using spiral technology
  • EGD
  • Endoscopy services
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)
  • Halo
  • Pancreatic islet cell transplantation
  • LINX® Reflux Management System
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Medication prescription and management
  • Paracentesis
  • Physiology and Analytical Lab services
  • Proctocolectomy
  • SpyGlass®
  • Spheris

We also provide medication treatment options for Hepatitis C.


Baylor Scott & White is dedicated to discovering and sharing innovative knowledge about the digestive system and the diseases that affect millions in the United States. Our research team consists of both basic scientists and physician/scientists from a wide variety of backgrounds with varying interests and disciplines. These combined investigators support the practice of "bench to bedside" research to benefit and contribute to human health.

Stuart Spechler, MD, and Rhonda Souza, MD, co-directors of the Center for Esophageal Diseases and members of the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, discuss their report, Hypoxia-inducible factor-2α plays a role in mediating esophagitis in GORD.

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