Gastroenterology &
GastroIntestinal Surgery

Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked No. 14 among 1,568 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for gastroenterology and GI surgery and the highest nationally ranked hospital in Texas and the Gulf Coast for gastroenterology and GI surgery. U.S. News & World Report has also named Houston Methodist Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Texas every year since the award began and one of the nation’s best as a nationally ranked Honor Roll hospital.  Learn more.


Patients from all over the country seek treatment from our highly skilled doctors. Many have suffered for years from conditions that prevented them from working and reduced the overall quality of their lives. Our experts collaborate in gastroenterology, surgery, oncology and radiology to ensure patients receive extensive, innovative and compassionate care.

Conditions We Treat
Our doctors, nurses and other health care professionals work together to diagnose and treat digestive disorders, including diseases of the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, biliary tract, intestines and colon.

At the Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders, doctors develop comprehensive treatment programs for each patient, ranging from basic lifestyle changes to complex surgeries. We have years of experience treating and researching digestive disorders, which affect millions of people nationwide.

Nationally Recognized

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. 

Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Treatment Locations