Below is a list of clinical services that are provided by the Internal Medicine Department, Division of Gastroenterology. When you select one of the services in the list, you will find information concerning types of diseases, types of treatment provided, key faculty involvement, and how to make an appointment.
We offer outstanding physicians and state of the art technologies to diagnose and treat conditions involving the pancreatic and biliary ductal systems. Our patients benefit from superb care delivered by an exceptional team of experts.
We offer a variety of molecular imaging technologies to diagnose and monitor the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.
Our program evaluates and treats patients with both routine and complex disorders involving problems with muscles and nerves that coordinate the intricate movements of the alimetary tract..
Liver disease encompasses numerous disorders which disrupt the normal functions of the liver. Our team specialties range from hepatology, radiology, pathology, genetics, surgery and other areas, all with special training and experience in liver diseases.
Our goals is to provide outstanding medical care to persons with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, to train gastroenterology and to perform cutting-edge biomedical research to improve our understanding of digestive diseases.
The UTMB Center for Global Health Education (CGHE) is dedicated to the training of tomorrow's global health work force to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Check out their website for more information on the global health programs and education going on in our department.
The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.