Gastroenterology &
GastroIntestinal Surgery

The National Institutes of Health estimates that between 60 and 70 million Americans — more than one-fifth of the U.S. population — are affected by digestive disorders. Houston Methodist is recognized throughout Texas and internationally as providing highly specialized expert care for gastrointestinal (GI) conditions. Gastroenterology involves diagnosing and treating digestive disorders, including conditions of the stomach, intestines, colon and other structures.
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Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked nationally among the country’s top 10 hospitals in gastroenterology and GI surgery. The Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders at Houston Methodist brings together the extensive resources of Houston Methodist in the field of digestive disease to provide patients with an unparalleled level of quality care. Learn more.


David M. Underwood, Houston Methodist Hospital’s longest-serving board member and a longtime board member of the Texas Medical Center, and his wife, Lynda, designated a multi-million dollar gift to create the Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders in the Texas Medical Center. The Center offers subspecialized care for diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders.