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.
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