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Helping You Manage Your Symptoms and Reclaim Your Life

With the right care and treatment, you can live life free from the worry and discomfort of digestive distress. At Texas Health Huguley, our highly skilled surgeons offer a variety of minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic digestive procedures that reduce pain, decrease recovery times and limit complications — all so you can move past gastrointestinal disorders like irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, diverticulosis, Crohn's disease and gastrointestinal cancers, and live life on your own terms.

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We Work for Your Good Health

We offer the latest and most effective gastrointestinal therapies available and empower patients with personalized care plans that include education, intervention and continual evaluation of their conditions. Our whole-person approach to digestive health care combines proven treatments with innovative technology and simple lifestyle and nutritional changes, connecting you to multidisciplinary experts to ensure you get the right treatment for your specific needs.

Get Help for Chronic Digestive Problems

Not only will our expert gastrointestinal doctors and surgeons provide you with resources and medicine to get your digestive condition under control, we’ll also support you with the knowledge and motivation you need to manage it, from personalized exercise and nutritional plans to 24/7 support.

The Gastrointestinal Conditions We Treat

  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Benign colon disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diverticulosis and diverticulitis
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Ulcers

Specialized Care for Heartburn and Reflux

You don’t need to live with the discomfort and stress caused by heartburn and acid reflux. The Texas Health HEB Heartburn and Reflux program offers a wide range of services, from diagnosis to treatment.

Access the Full Scope of Gastrointestinal Screenings

Regular preventive screenings for digestive health disorders can help you stay healthy and whole. We use them to identify conditions early on and pinpoint the location and nature of what’s happening in your digestive tract. If you’re over 45 or have risk factors like a family history of colon cancer, we recommend regular colonoscopy screenings.

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  • Colonoscopy

    An outpatient screening for colon cancer that uses a colonoscope connected a video camera that allows doctors to see the lining of the entire colon.

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

    A procedure done to diagnose and treat problems in the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (the first part of the small intestine).

  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

    Detects biliary obstruction from stones, tumors, strictures or injuries by visualizing the common bile duct, the pancreatic duct and the hepatic ducts.

  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

    Combines the endoscopy with ultrasound, using an endoscope to access to the interior GI tract and ultrasound to create images of masses inside on either side of the GI tract wall.

  • Esophageal motility studies

    A test that assesses the motor function of the upper esophageal sphincter, esophageal body and lower esophageal sphincter.

  • Esophageal pH assessment

    A test that measures the amount of acid refluxing or backing up into the esophagus to determine if the medications being used to prevent acid reflux are effective.

  • Pharyngeal pH assessment

    A test that screens for stomach acid in the throat or pharynx, which could be causing heartburn, cough, sore throat, clearing or voice changes.

  • Videoesophagram

    A screening that allows your doctor to view and take pictures of the anatomy of your pharynx, esophagus and stomach.

Minimally Invasive Treatments, Faster Recoveries

When you need surgery for digestive conditions, our compassionate surgical care team works to make you comfortable, confident and informed. Our digestive health specialists use minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery whenever possible to reduce scarring, help you heal faster and lessen pain while you recover. Our advanced treatment options include:

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  • Abdominoperineal resection

    Surgery for rectal cancer that removes the lower part of the colon, the rectum and the anus.

  • Colorectal cancer surgery

    The removal of polyps in the colon using a colonoscopy procedure.

  • Doppler-guided hemorrhoid therapy

    A less-painful way of treating hemorrhoids that uses ultrasound imaging to locate arteries supplying blood to hemorrhoids.

  • Gallbladder surgery

    Also called cholecystectomy, a surgical procedure that removes a diseased gallbladder.

  • Hernia surgery

    A way to repair hernias in the abdominal cavity.

  • Laparo-endoscopic single site (LESS) surgery

    An innovative method that uses a single, small incision in the skin to remove an organ.

  • Laparoscopic hernia repair

    A minimally invasive technique that repairs hernias using small incisions.

  • Liver surgery

    The full scope of surgeries relating to the health of the liver.

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Swift and Accurate Diagnoses

When something goes wrong with your digestive system, it disrupts your life with discomfort, worry and stress. The digestive health specialists at Texas Health Huguley are equipped with leading endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) technology, helping us make a more accurate diagnosis. From there, we can tailor your care to quickly get you the gastrointestinal treatments you need.

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Fully Focused on Healing Care

Whole-person care is at the center of our approach to digestive health. And it’s why we’ll connect you to specialists like nutritionists who can help you plan a healthy diet and exercise physiologists who can train you to maintain a healthy weight. For every person on our team, the goal is simple: we want to diagnose your problem quickly, get you the care you need to heal, and do everything we can to keep you well.