Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US


Advanced Training from Baylor College Of Medicine Affiliate Hospitals
M.D. from Baylor College Of Medicine
B.S. from University Of Notre Dame


American Board of Internal Medicine
Subspecialty Board - Gastroenterology

Honors & Awards

M.D. Degree Conferred with Honors
Alpha Omega Alpha
W. H. Rorer award for 3rd best paper in Am J. Gastroenterol
Henry Baker Lecture, American College of Gastroenterology
W. H. Rorer award for 2nd best paper in Am J. Gastroenterol
President-Elect American College of Gastroenterology
President, American College of Gastroenterology

Professional Interests

  • Interaction of infectious agents and the gastrointestinal tract
  • Gastrointestinal effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Acid peptic diseases
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Viral gastroenteritis

Selected Publications


American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Society of Microbiology
Houston Gastroenterological Society
Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Japanese Research Society for Helicobacter pylori Related Gastroduodenal Diseases
Japanese Gastroenterology Society
Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
The Herb Fred Medical Society
World Innovation Foundation