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Nationally Recognized Digestive Care.

Caring for your mind, body, and spirit

St. Luke’s Health is committed to advancing Gastroenterology while helping our communities grow healthier and stronger. Our expertise and our belief in the power of humankindness allows us to care for patients with some of the most complex conditions. 

Our experienced board-certified Gastroenterologists serve patients throughout our health system. No matter where you live or which location you choose, you can trust that we will provide the same patient-centered standards of quality care to everyone.


We are home to one of the largest and most experienced groups of gastroenterologic and general surgeons in the United States, and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center recently received recognition by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Hospital in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. We also have centers and institutes that specialize in specific digestive conditions, including our Heartburn & Acid Reflux Institute at St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital.

Gastrointestinal Conditions We Treat

We treat all digestive diseases and disorders, including:

  • Acid Reflux (also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD)
  • Abdominal Hernias
  • Advanced Biliary Diseases
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Cancers, including StomachGallbladder, Esophageal, Liver, Duodenal, Colorectal, Pancreatic, and Periampullary
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Constipation and Diarrhea
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diseases of the gallbladder, bile, ducts and pancreas
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophageal Strictures
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroparesis and Postgastrectomy Syndromes
  • Heartburn, Acid Reflux, or GERD
  • Hemorrhoids and Rectal Bleeding
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Obstruction and Fistulae
  • Pancreatic Disease and Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcers (H. pylori and non-H. pylori related)
  • Polyps
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Patient Stories

Friends for life

DEC 21, 2022

What are the odds that your best friend from childhood would read about your need for a kidney on Facebook, take a screening test, and match? The odds were really good for Krystal Watson of Clute, Texas.

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When less is a lot more

NOV 28, 2022

At 330 pounds, Deborah Lochabay knew she had to lose weight. She suffered from out-of-control diabetes, debilitating arthritis, and neuropathy that made it almost impossible for her to walk.

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U.S. News & World Report

U.S News & World Report has recognized Baylor St. Luke's Health Medical Center as one of the best hospitals for several specialties.