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The division of Gastroenterology is part of the department of internal medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Campus Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, and the University Medical Center (UMC) of El Paso. Our fellowship-trained, board certified physicians specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas (gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition). //more

Our division is committed to excellence in culturally sensitive patient care. Our mission is to provide excellence in clinical care, education, and research. Our goals are to deliver outstanding patient care with compassion; to enhance clinical service with the addition of new programs, clinical treatments and recruits; to teach a strong basic foundation in the medical sciences combined with extensive clinical training in patient care; to advance cutting-edge basic and clinical research in all areas of gastroenterology; and to foster and promote physicians who are at the forefront of medical innovation through the development of new cures, treatments and technologies. //more

The division of gastroenterology participates in research that includes patient-oriented clinical trials in the areas of hepatitis C, GI cancer treatment and prevention, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopic ultrasound, and pancreatic cystic neoplasms. //more