Digestive Disorders/Gastroenterology

US News & World Report: Colon Cancer SurgeryUniversity Health System offers a full spectrum of treatment for gastrointestinal (GI) and digestive disorders, including an online risk assessment for colorectal cancer, complete testing and noninvasive, minimally invasive and interventional care. Our GI expertise is available for adults and children.

Expertise in Colonoscopy & Endoscopy

We specialize in the staples of GI care: colonoscopy and endoscopy. We’re the only advanced endoscopy group in South Texas whose doctors are all fellowship trained. That means we have extra training to ensure your comfort and safety. We’re here to address any symptoms you have from a digestive disorder, whether mild or severe. You can have full confidence that University gastroenterologists are on your side.

University Health System is recognized for excellence in colon cancer surgery by U.S. News & World Report.


University gastroenterologists treat problems in the digestive system ranging from the routine to the complex. These include:

  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Biliary duct stones
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Gallbladder diseases
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreatitis

Testing & Diagnosis

We provide testing and analysis to diagnose gastrointestinal and digestive disorders. We have state-of-the-art diagnostics in-house to perform the most advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures.


University specialists offer advanced treatment for any gastrointestinal (GI) or digestive disorder. Many conditions are treated with medication or noninvasive therapies. Other GI conditions require minimally invasive procedures such as endoscopy. Our doctors are highly experienced in endoscopy and advanced endoscopy procedures and offer the latest techniques available.

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