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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    UTMB President’s Cabinet announces 2023 award recipients

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