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Skilled Care for Any Gastrointestinal Illness

Specialists at University Health provide treatment for every digestive disorder or gastrointestinal (GI) condition including noninvasive, minimally invasive and the most advanced procedures available.

Our doctors and the teams who assist them are highly skilled and use the most up-to-date equipment and procedures. You can have peace of mind that the hands caring for you are among the most skilled in South Texas. But, while our gastroenterologists have performed the procedure countless times, we still provide one-to-one care to reassure you during yours.

Treatment We Offer

We offer expert GI care when you are in the hospital, as well as in a number of convenient outpatient clinics and procedure centers. Our advanced treatments include:

  • Intensive treatment for hepatitis C in our outpatient Hepatology Clinic, including close coordination with our transplant specialists and access to clinical trials through our relationship with the Texas Liver Institute
  • Ostomy procedures, such as colostomies, ileostomies and urostomies
  • Esophageal procedures, such as balloon pneumatic dilation for achalasia, dilation of strictures and banding of varies
  • Endoscopy and advanced interventional endoscopy to diagnose and treat many gastrointestinal problems 

We consult with our colleagues in other specialties and refer you to them when it’s appropriate. These include surgery, transplant and ear, nose and throat specialists.

  1. Chandraprakash Umapathy, MD
    Chandraprakash Umapathy, MD
  2. Eugenia Tsai, MD
    Eugenia Tsai, MD
  3. Patrick Snyder, MD
    Patrick Snyder, MD