The Lynda K. And David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders

Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked No. 10 by U.S. News & World Report for digestive diseases and the highest nationally ranked hospital in Texas and the Gulf Coast for digestive diseases. 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.


Under the leadership of gastroenterologist Dr. Eamonn Quigley and surgeon Dr. Wade Rosenberg, doctors at the Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders develop comprehensive treatment programs for each individual patient. These range from simple lifestyle changes to advanced surgeries. We have decades of experience treating and researching digestive disorders, which affect millions of people nationwide.


Patients, many who have suffered for years without relief, travel to our center from Texas and around the country because we can help them. Our staff, including gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, neurologists, rheumatologists and other medical specialists such as dieticians and psychologists, provide the best diagnostic and therapeutic options for all disorders.


Our experts use sophisticated, state-of-the-art imaging and technology to evaluate the gastrointestinal tract, accurately diagnose disorders and develop the best treatment options for each patient. We offer a wide range of tests and services to treat the entire digestive tract including conditions of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, biliary tract, gall bladder, liver and pancreas. 


Center of Excellence
The Underwood Center is one of Houston Methodist’s six centers of excellence — emphasizing medical care, research and academics. These three elements are intertwined to enhance patient care and advance the future of health care. Our expansive network of top doctors and specialists, representing a wide spectrum of expertise, collaborate to develop treatments unique to each patient’s needs.

Specialized Programs and Centers

Our center offers these specialized programs to treat specific digestive disorders and are comprised of nationally and internationally recognized specialists: