Programs & Specialties

The experts at Houston Methodist Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders restore your health through specialized care with four specialized clinical programs designed to diagnose and manage complex digestive disorders.


Our clinical programs are staffed by doctors with decades of experience. Their advanced training combined with access to leading technology gives us the ability to interpret data with accuracy. Accurate results from diagnostic tools lead to personalized treatment plans that vastly improves your outcome.


Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked No. 5 in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. U.S. News & World Report also named Houston Methodist the No. 1 hospital in Texas. Our gastroenterologists and GI surgeons are known worldwide for their outstanding patient care, educational skills and research.

Specializing in Complex Disorders

At the Underwood Center, our top-rated health professionals offer relief through the following specialized programs:

Fondren Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

For patients suffering from Irritable Bowel Diseases, we deliver therapies with a team-based approach to outstanding service and compassionate, quality care.

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Neurogastroenterology Program

Our specialized team of experts creates customized treatment plans for patients suffering from symptoms and nutritional and psychosocial consequences that arise when neurological conditions affect the GI tract.

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Digestive Health and Wellness Program

Our experts aim to educate individuals on how they can improve their digestive health and potentially prevent or detect GI conditions at earlier stages. 

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