Dr. Catalano is Professor of Medicine, Director of UT-Memorial Hermann Advanced Endoscopy Training Program and Director of UT Community Advanced Gastroenterology Program at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He is Board Certified in Gastroenterology. He is former Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and former Co-Director of Endoscopy at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Catalano is an internationally recognized expert in the area of endoscopic ultrasound and pancreatic biliary endoscopy. He has written over 400 publications, is a frequent national and international speaker pertaining to endoscopy, and has pioneered research work in endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic suturing. He has trained over forty advanced endoscopy physicians around the United States. Dr. Catalano is a former Associate Editor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and held the position of Wisconsin Governor for the American College of Gastroenterology. He has appeared in the “Best Doctors in America” publication for the last twenty years.


Medical Degree
UTHealth McGovern Medical School
Bachelor of Arts
Rutgers University

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Therapeutic Endoscopy (polypectomy, laser therapy, photodynamic therapy, sclerotherapy, band ligation, esophageal prosthesis, percutaneous gastrostomy, ERCP, Sphincterotomy, biliary stents, Sphincter of Oddi Manometry, Pseudocyst drainage, Endoscopic Ultrasonography, Push/S.B. Enteroscopy)