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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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Antone R. Opekun, PA-C

Antone R. Opekun

Assistant Professor
Medicine, Pediatrics & Allied Health Sciences

Baylor College of Medicine
Mail Stop 620
1709 Dryden Rd., Suite 800
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-798-0956
Fax: 713-798-0951
Lab: 713-798-7542


  • Southern Connecticut State University, B.S.
  • Baylor College of Medicine, PA-C degree

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Enteric pathogens including norovirus, Helicobacter and related vaccine development strategies
  • Disaccharidase deficiency syndromes (MGA and SI) and related polymorphisms
  • Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease outcomes as related to a national Pedi-IBD consortium
  • Clinical use of stable isotope-labeled substrates and related testing (breath and blood samples)
  • Undergraduate didactic teaching with an emphasis on problem-based learning
  • Clinical research regulatory affairs (IND) expertise
  • Pilot study / clinical trial database software development (CRIER® and URSALA®)


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