Digestive Health

Innovative solutions to complex GI clinical problems.

Welcome to UTMB Health Digestive Health

At UTMB Health, we understand and are devoted to the needs and clinical care of patients with gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional disorders. We offer innovative solutions to complex clinical problems. The physicians at UTMB Health who concentrate on GI-related issues and disorders have been on the national research and clinical forefront, with initiatives that have included neural stem cell research, gastric electrical stimulation and novel endoscopic procedures. This dedication to patient care and application of research advancements has led to our becoming a tertiary and quaternary referral facility for this region and beyond. The clinical, surgery, radiology and other care team members are highly skilled and committed to great outcomes. The research faculty are involved in cutting-edge and comprehensive research that ranges from endoscopic devices to gene chips. Together, the team at UTMB Health ensures you get great care.
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    Are tummy aches a sign of IBS? How to find out

    Just as in adults, IBS symptoms for children include repeated pain in your abdomen and changes in your bowel movements that could cause diarrhea or constipation—or both. What’s tricky for parents is that your child could have these without any visible signs.

  • Care Closet expands to all UTMB campuses

    The Care Closet, which provides clothing, toiletries and other basic needs to patients and their families, is now available at the University of Texas Medical Branch League City, Clear Lake and Angleton Danbury campuses, in addition to the original program on the Galveston Campus.

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