Amy Bortzfield, MDGastroenterology
Hopethe Baker, MDGastroenterology
Jerome Edelson, MDInternal Medicine
Skilled Care for Any Gastrointestinal Illness
Specialists at University Health provide treatment for every digestive disorder or gastrointestinal (GI) condition including noninvasive, minimally invasive and the most advanced procedures available.
Our doctors and the teams who assist them are highly skilled and use the most up-to-date equipment and procedures. You can have peace of mind that the hands caring for you are among the most skilled in South Texas. But, while our gastroenterologists have performed the procedure countless times, we still provide one-to-one care to reassure you during yours.
Treatments We Offer
We offer expert GI care when you are in the hospital, as well as in a number of convenient outpatient clinics and procedure centers. Our advanced treatments include:
- Intensive treatment for hepatitis C in our outpatient Hepatology Clinic, including close coordination with our transplant specialists and access to clinical trials through our relationship with the Texas Liver Institute
- Ostomy procedures, such as colostomies, ileostomies and urostomies
- Esophageal procedures, such as balloon pneumatic dilation for achalasia, dilation of strictures and banding of varies
- Endoscopy and advanced interventional endoscopy to diagnose and treat many gastrointestinal problems