About This Clinical Practice
The Heartburn and Esophageal Disorders clinical practice is a subspecialized team within Digestive Health, the clinical partnership between UT Health Austin and Ascension Seton, which includes Dell Seton Medical Center, Seton Williamson Hospital, and Seton Northwest Hospital.
The Heartburn and Esophageal Disorders clinical team diagnoses, treats, and manages disorders of the foregut (specifically the esophagus and stomach), including achalasia, Barrett’s Esophagus, complex hiatal hernias, GERD, and other esophageal disorders, in adult patients (18 years and older). We want to improve your overall health and quality of life by diagnosing and treating the cause of your gastroesophageal reflux (acid reflux).
Located in the clinical spaces at UT Health Austin with access to full-scale hospital resources, the Heartburn and Esophageal Disorders team has the ability to provide the most advanced treatments available for patients in Central Texas and beyond with a focus on patient-centered outcomes, cutting-edge research, and medical education.
We take a multidisciplinary approach to your care. This means you will benefit from the expertise of multiple specialists across a variety of disciplines caring for you in one place to avoid having to schedule multiple appointments with providers at locations all over the city. The Heartburn and Esophageal Disorders care team includes surgical and non-surgical heartburn and esophageal disorders specialists, gastroenterologists, registered nurses, physician assistants, dietitians, social workers, and more, who work together to help you get back to the things in your life that matter most to you.
About the Partnership Between UT Health Austin and Ascension Seton
UT Health Austin is the clinical practice of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. The collaboration between UT Health Austin and Ascension Seton brings together medical professionals, medical school learners, and researchers who are all part of the integrated mission of transforming healthcare and redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society. This collaboration allows us to provide you with a team of highly specialized providers who are at the forefront of the latest research, diagnostic, and technological developments.
To make an appointment with Digestive Health, please call 1-512-324-7831 or 1-844-GI-AUSTIN (1-844-442-8784).