Effective December 1, 2022, Dr. Shailaja Jamma will no longer practice with Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates. A medical records release is not required for patients who choose to continue receiving care from another Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates provider. Patients should contact the ofﬁce at 832-522-8560 for any questions regarding future treatment needs or to make an appointment with one of Dr. Jamma’s colleagues in the Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates practice. Patients who would like to request a copy or transfer of medical records may contact the Medical Records Department at 713.394.6428. Please keep in mind, it may take up to ﬁfteen (15) business days for records to be released.
Dr. Shailaja Jamma is a board certified and fellowship trained gastroenterologist. She specializes in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
Dr. Jamma earned her medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois. She also completed her Research Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and her Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Jamma’s clinical interests include anemia (obscure GI bleeds), abnormal liver tests and hepatitis, celiac disease, colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease (Chron's disease and ulcerative colitis) and irritable bowel syndrome (diarrhea and constipation).
Dr. Jamma also performs the following procedures: EGD/upper endoscopy, colonoscopies, capsule endoscopy, small bowel enteroscopy and single and double balloon enteroscopy.
• Anemia (obscure GI bleed)
• Abnormal liver tests and hepatitis
• Celiac disease
• Colon cancer screening
• Gastric disorders
• Gastroesophageal reflux disease
• Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis)
• Irritable bowel syndrome (diarrhea and constipation)