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Hashem El-Serag, MD


Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

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Baylor College of Medicine Gastroenterology
7200 Cambridge St
Ste 8B
Houston , Texas 77030

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P: (713)798-0947F: (713)798-8489

  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine


The Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine is the largest adult practice department at Baylor College of Medicine, with more than 560 full-time and 380 volunteer faculty members, 228 medical residents, 157 subspecialty trainees, 41 post-doctoral research fellows, 11 graduate students, and a staff of nearly 351, working in 14 departmental sections, 3 clinic centers and 7 research centers.

We provide a full spectrum of high-quality primary and subspecialty healthcare at the Baylor Clinic, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, and our affiliate hospitals, including Ben Taub Hospital, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Texas Children's Pavilion for Women.

Our departmental research initiatives span the continuum of biomedical research from basic to clinical and attract $48M in total extramural funding, including nearly $35M from the NIH and other federal sources. Our mission is to lead the discovery of new knowledge to advance the medicine of tomorrow, educate the leaders of Internal Medicine, and provide compassionate care of the highest quality to our patients, while promoting healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.

Professional Interests

  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Screening and surveillance of GI and liver cancers
  • Epidemiology and outcomes of digestive disorders
  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Colonoscopy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Gender: M

Years of Experience: 23

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