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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

Doctor Targets Genes to Create Colon Cancer Vaccine 7/2/2015 : A shot that prevents colon cancer? It almost sounds too good to be true, but researchers at the University of Washington are working to make this dream a reality.  
Living with IBD—an Interview with Chris Yoakum 7/2/2015 : 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.  
ASGE Updates Colonoscopy Preparation Guidelines 6/25/2015 : The colonoscopy is considered the gold standard of colon cancer screening tests, but like any other medical procedure, doctors are always seeking out areas for improvement.  
Probiotics Could Ease Depressive Thoughts, Study Suggests 6/18/2015 : Researchers have discovered a pill that could help alleviate symptoms of depression, and no, it isn’t Prozac.  

Did You Know?

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