Interventional Gastroenterology

Nirav C. Thosani, MD, MHA

Director of Interventional Gastroenterology

Nirav C. Thosani, MD, MHA

Professor
Atilla Ertan MD Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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Meera B. Avila, MD

Meera B. Avila, MD
Assistant Professor
Asmeen Bhatt, MD, PhD

Asmeen Bhatt, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
R. Tomás DaVee, MD, MSCI, FASGE

Mairin Joseph-Talreja, MD

Mairin Joseph-Talreja, MD
Assistant Professor
Asha C. Kuruvila, MD

Asha C. Kuruvila, MD
Assistant Professor

 

Pritesh R. Mutha, MD

Pritesh R. Mutha, MD
Associate Professor
Kumar Pallav, MD

Kumar Pallav, MD
Associate Professor
Bharat Puchakayala, MD

Bharat Puchakayala, MD
Assistant Professor
Srinivas Ramireddy, MD

Srinivas Ramireddy, MD
Assistant Professor
Shahrooz Rashtak, MD

Shahrooz Rashtak, MD
Assistant Professor
Vaibhav Wadhwa, MD

Vaibhav Wadhwa, MD
Assistant Professor

The Center for Interventional Gastroenterology at UTHealth (iGUT) is a comprehensive academic and research-based program that focuses on cutting-edge endoscopic management of gastrointestinal diseases. We provide individualized, patient-centered, multidisciplinary care with quality outcomes. We are nationally recognized leaders in interventional gastroenterology with a core mission of value-based treatment, research, and education. The section of Interventional Gastroenterology specializes in managing patients with:

The section of Interventional Gastroenterology specializes in the following endoscopic procedures:

  • Ablation (Cryoablation)
  • Ablation (Radiofrequency Ablation)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy (Screening and Diagnostic)
  • Dilation
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • EGD (Esophagogastric Duodenoscopy) (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
  • EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection)
  • Endoflip and Esoflip
  • Endoscopic Balloon Placement
  • Endoscopic Necrosectomy
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • ERCP with Cholangioscopy
    • ERCP with Pancreatoscopy
    • ERCP with Lithotripsy
    • ERCP with Stent placement
  • Endoscopic Stent Placement
  • ESD (Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection)
  • EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
    • EUS with Fine Needle Biopsy
    • EUS with Celiac Block
    • EUS with Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
    • EUS Guided ERCP
    • EUS with drainage of Pancreatic fluid collection (Pseudocyst and Walled off necrosis)
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (PEJ)
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy with J Tube extension (PEG-J)
  • pH Impedance Testing
  • POEM, Z-POEM and G-POEM Procedures
  • Third Space Endoscopy
  • TIF (Transoral incisionless fundoplication)