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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • America's Top Doctors America's Top Doctors
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Houston Digestive & Disease

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Houston, TX that specialze in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Hepatology

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Ratings & Comments

213 ratings with 69 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Houston Digestive & Disease when asked is excellent. Houston Digestive & Disease has been reviewed by 213 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Houston Digestive & Disease as provided by patient reviews is 26 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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7737 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77074

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Hepatology

    A hepatologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gall bladder, pancreas and biliary tree - the path through which bile that is secreted by the liver travels to the duodenum. These organs are responsible for many essential bodily functions, such as production of hormones and enzymes, filtering the blood, detoxifying chemicals, metabolizing drugs, and digesting and processing food.
    Common disorders that are treated by hepatologists are cirrhosis of the liver, gallstones, pancreatitis and hepatitis.

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Doctors in Houston Digestive & Disease

  • Dr. Daniel W Ball III MD

    Hepatology, Gastroenterology

    Houston, TX

    4.4
    (70)
  • Dr. Alan P Glombicki MD

    Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Houston, TX

    3.9
    (89)
  • Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Hepatology

    Houston, TX

    3.8
    (31)
  • Dr. Christina A Levings MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Houston, TX

    2.9
    (9)
  • Dr. Victor W Yang MD

    Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

    Houston, TX

    2.4
    (26)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
  • Bj Medical College
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Houston Digestive & Disease. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Hepatology near Houston Digestive & Disease Houston, TX.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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