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Welcome!

Digestive Specialists, P.A., is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice comprised of five physicians. We have served The Woodlands/North Houston areas since we opened in 1995. Our Board Certified doctors are experts in all aspects of their specialties including colon cancer screening procedures, treatment of GERD, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and treatment of diseases of the liver, biliary system, and pancreas.

If you’re looking for advanced, comprehensive GI patient care, contact your primary care physician for referral to us or call us to inquire about an appointment.

Our location on Dotson Road (Willowbrook Office) is closing in April 2013. All patient inquiries should be directed to the main office, (936) 321-0033.

News

Living with Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) 7/29/2015 : Rachel Morrell, freelance writer for AMSURG, interviewed Chris Yoakum of Spring Hill, Tennessee. Chris was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 1995, but years later he was re-diagnosed with Crohn's disease.  
Celiac Disease and Bone Health 7/23/2015 : Celiac disease is a condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract, but surprisingly, one of its most concerning complications is how it affects the bones.  
Researchers Conduct Systematic Review of Fecal Transplantation 7/16/2015 : Fecal transplantation is the process of transferring healthy stool into someone else’s gastrointestinal tract to reestablish a healthy diversity of bacteria.  
Family History of IBD Raises Personal Risk 7/10/2015 : If you have a family member with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you are much more likely to develop the condition yourself, according to results from a recent Danish study.  

Did You Know?

Nearly 75 percent of colon cancer cases have no prior family history and most have no symptoms.
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