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Section of Gastroenterology

Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section
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Marcelo Vela, M.D., M.S.C.R., F.A.C.G

Marcelo Vela, M.D., M.S.C.R., F.A.C.G

Associate Professor of Medicine

BCM Medical Center
7200 Cambridge St., Suite 10C
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-0950
Fax: 713-798-0951

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-794-7274
Fax: 713-795-4471


  • Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala, B.S.
  • Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala, M.D.
  • MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency
  • MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Clinical Research Fellowship
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Medical University of South Carolina, M.S. (Clinical Research)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), acid and non-acid reflux, refractory reflux
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders (Achalasia, Esophageal Spasm, other motility disorders)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Non-cardiac chest pain
  • Esophageal testing: High resolution manometry, impedance and pH monitoring


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