General Gastrointestinal Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center is dedicated to providing superior care and resources to patients suffering from medical conditions of the gastrointestinal tract.
Some of the conditions treated and surgeries performed by our surgeons include:
- Bowel obstructions
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Neoplasms of the stomach, duodenal, pancreas, and biliary tract
- Pancreatic pseudocyst
The Department of Gastroenterology and GI Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center is nationally recognized, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-2017 annual report on the nation's best hospitals.
General Gastrointestinal Robotic Surgery
Our highly trained robotic surgeons can perform minimally invasive general gastrointestinal robotic surgery to:
- Treat achalasia
- Remove esophagheal tumors
- Treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (chronic heartburn)
- Repair paraesophageal hernias
- Remove stomach tumors
- Treat stomach ulcers.
The surgeons at UT Southwestern work with a team of specialists to coordinate a comprehensive treatment plan for patients suffering from disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. This collaborative team approach provides accurate diagnoses and timely surgical intervention when needed. In addition to traditional surgical procedures, our physicians are skilled at the most advanced minimally invasive techniques used today.
Our Minimally Invasive Surgery Program is widely recognized for its state-of-the-art facilities and program offerings. Our research facilities help promote the development of new technologies in the area of minimally invasive surgery.