Gastroenterology & Digestive Health

St. Luke’s Health takes a collaborative approach in digestive health and wellness. Our board-certified gastroenterologists, surgeons, and specialty trained medical staff offer comprehensive care for the digestive system, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and intestines. Our team approach results in better outcomes, more accurate diagnosis, and highly comprehensive care.

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.

 

St. Luke’s Health gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, and imaging specialists collaborate to deliver high-quality patient care to treat even the most complex gastrointestinal diseases, including diseases of the intestines, colon, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and biliary tract.

Gastrointestinal Conditions We Treat

We treat all digestive diseases and disorders, including:

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

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