Bay Area Gastroenterology Videos

Bay Area Gastroenterology - Clinic Overview Bay Area Gastroenterology - Clinic Overview
Bay Area Gastroenterology is a group of gastroenterology consultants offering a comprehensive array of services to aid in the diagnosis, treatment and maintenance of your gastrointestinal health. You may choose from several board certified and well trained physicians, who will consult with you regarding your medical needs. We have on site radiological and endoscopic facilities providing you with state-of-the-art medical care as well as convenience.

Bay Area Houston Endoscopy Center Bay Area Houston Endoscopy Center
is our state of the art, fully accredited, licensed and certified Endoscopy Center. We offer a full range of diagnostic procedures including colonoscopy and other endoscopic procedures.

Virtual Colonoscopy and Imaging Center Virtual Colonoscopy and Imaging Center
Virtual colonoscopy has several advantages over other procedures. Patients do not have to be sedated and the procedure normally takes just ten minutes; far less time than a conventional colonoscopy. It can detect problems in the colon and rectum. A detailed rendering of the inside of the colon and rectum is created by utilizing CT technology. A Radiologist and a Gastroenterologist evaluate the results to identify any abnormalities, polyps; cancer and other diseases of the large intestine.

Ravi S. Mani, MD, FACG - Bay Area Gastroenterology Colon Health & Wellness
The health of the colon is central to the health of an individual. Many factors such as bacterial overgrowth in the gut, an unhealthy diet, and the overuse of antibiotics negatively affect the colon, and these disruptions have profound effects on the health of an individual overall. To prevent colon cancer, Dr. Mani emphasizes the importance of colonoscopies.

Syed F. Jafri, M.D. - Bay Area Gastroenterology An office visit to a Gastroenterologist
Dr. Syed Jafri discusses how to make your visit to Bay Area Gastroenterology a productive one. No question is too embarrassing to ask a gastroenterologist, and if it makes you more comfortable, bring a family member with you. Dr. Jafri also offers preventative measures you can take to keep your colon healthy, such as eating a low-carb and high-fiber diet, regularly exercising, and undergoing colonoscopies to screen for colon cancer.

Gabriel Lee, M.D. - Bay Area Gastroenterology Hematochezia - Blood in Stool
Blood in the stool is often caused by a benign process such as hemorrhoids and ulcers as well as a malignant or inflammatory process in some cases. The treatment of hematochezia involves an exam to determine the source of the bleeding, labs to determine blood count and blood loss, and an upper endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Gabriel Lee, M.D. - Bay Area Gastroenterology Hematochezia - Sangre en el excremento durante la defecacion
La sangre en el excremento durante la defecacion es una razon común para una visita clínica. En la mayoría de los casos, esto es debido a un proceso benigno como los hemorrÓides o las úlceras. En ocasiones raras, puede deberse a un proceso maligno o inflamatorio que requiere una evaluación temprana y tratamiento.

Nikhil Inamdar, MD  - Bay Area Gastroenterology Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the buildup of extra fat on the liver not caused by alcohol. Dr. Inamdar discusses the development of the disease, the diagnosis process, and the associated risks. The treatments available to fight NAFLD include diet modification, weight reduction, bariatric surgery, and new medications that are currently being developed.

Sezen Altug, MD, AGAF - Bay Area Gastroenterology Proton Pump Inhibitors
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common issues that gastroenterologists encounter on a daily basis. Dr. Sezen Altug with Bay Area Gastroenterology discusses the use of chronic proton pump inhibitor therapy to treat reflux as well as the possible long-term risks associated with this treatment.

Ravi S. Mani, MD, FACG - Bay Area Gastroenterology Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Dr. Ravi Mani explains colitis, or inflammation of the colon of which there are several kinds. The symptoms can range from mild abdominal pain, change in bowel functions, profound weight loss and bleeding to severe inflammation. To accurately diagnose and treat Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis it is essential to establish a firm diagnose and to monitored by doctors who have a great deal of experience and expertise in handling these disorders.

Neha Mathur, MD - Bay Area Gastroenterology Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is defined by chronic abdominal pain and altered bowel habits without any underlying, organic cause. The causes of IBS include demographics, diet, bacterial overgrowth in the gut, and environmental factors such as stress. An IBS diagnosis is defined by a specific set of criteria, and treatment for this syndrome involves diet modification, antidiarrheal agents, serotonergic agents, prebiotics or probiotics, and even natural remedies.

Nikhil Inamdar, MD  - Bay Area Gastroenterology Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common condition in which stomach acid enters the esophagus. This disease can have many profound consequences on an individual, including the development of Barrett's esophagus and eventually esophageal cancer. Dr. Inamdar discusses the pathophysioloy of GERD as well as the medications and procedures available to help treat it.

Gabriel Lee, MD, discusses Abdominal Pain Abdominal Pain
Abdominal pain is the most common symptom people reach out to a gastroenterology clinic. Abdominal pain can be anything from an upset stomach or stomach flu, to a malignancy that requires early detection. Dr. Lee talks about what to expect on a visit to a gastroenterologist, we will ask questions about the abdominal pain you are feeling and perform a physical exam. It is important to seek expert consultation if symptoms do not improve.

Gabriel Lee, MD, hablar de Dolor Abdominal Dolor Abdominal
La razón más común para un paciente a buscar la consulta es el dolor abdominal. El diagnóstico final puede ser tan benigno como un simple gastroenteritis que causa náuseas / vómitos y diarrea o puede ser un proceso maligno que requiere la detección temprana, por lo que es importante buscar la consulta de expertos, si los síntomas no mejoran.

Preventing Colorectal Cancer Preventing Colorectal Cancer
Dr. Syed F. Jafri and the Board Certified Physicians at Bay Area Gastroenterology specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer and ailments of the stomach, intestines, colon, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Dr. Jafri seeks to educate his patients on the importance of preventing colorectal cancer by preventative measures and early detection.

Dr. Ravi Mani, MD, FACG, discusses Holistic Gastroenterology Holistic Gastroenterology
Holistic Gastroenterology comprises the individual based on body, structure, function, mind, body, psycho-social-spiritual well being of the individual. The gastrointestinal tract is also known as the second brain because of the effects it has on the rest of the body. We believe the person should be viewed completely as - mind - body - spirit.

Dr. Ravi Mani, MD, FACG, discusses Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics
Probiotics, prebiotics and the combination of both called synbiotics, can be used to restore the well-being of the bacterial population, known as the microbiome. Prebiotics are complex sugars that provide fuel for the bacteria in gastrointestinal system. The gastrointestinal tract is also known as the second brain because of the effects it has on the rest of the body. Probiotics are effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, gas bloating, abdominal pain and chronic constipation.

Sezen Altug, MD, AGAF discusses Celiac Disease Celiac Disease - Gluten Intolerance
Celiac disease is characterized by the bodies abnormal response to gluten which leads to damage of the small intestinal lining and subsequently can lead to problems with absorbing nutrients. Symptoms of celiac can be excess gas, bloating, diarrhea, abdominal pain and weight loss. Treatment involves a gluten free diet. It is important to treat patients with celiac to decrease their risk for complications.

Manish Rungta, MD, discusses Constipation Constipation
Constipation is one of the most common gastroenterology problems in the US. Constipation is a condition in which a person has fewer than three bowel movements a week or has bowel movements with stools that hard, dry and small. They are painful or difficult to pass. Bloating and/or abdominal pain often follows. The most common cause of constipation is a diet too low of fiber. Constipation is very manageable.

Erin Stubblefield, PA-C discusses Hemmoride Treatment Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoids affect individuals between the ages of 45 - 65. Hemorrhoids will likely affect 75% of the population at some point in their life. Through lifestyle modifications and a simple banding treatment, symptoms can easily be managed and often eliminated. Lifestyle modifications include a high fiber diet, adequate fluid intake, limit toilet sitting time to two minutes or less and utilizing topical corticosteroid treatments.

Nikhil Inamdar, M.D. discusses Viral Hepatitis Viral Hepatitis
Dr. Nikhil Inamdar with Bay Area Gastroenterology discusses Viral Hepatitis, infections of the liver. Dr. Inamdar focuses on the more common types of Hepatitis, which can result in chronic liver infection. He explains the symptoms, treatment and prevention for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

Bay Area Gastroenterology - Clinic Overview Endoscopic Ultrasonography
Dr. Manish Rungta and the Board Certified Physicians at Bay Area Gastroenterology specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer and ailments of the stomach, intestines, colon, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

Acid Reflux / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Acid Reflux / GERD - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Barrett's Esophagus
Dr. Sezen Altug discusses Acid Reflux / GERD - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease symptoms and treatments. Dr. Altug also explains the Halo Procedure for Pre-Cancerous Barrett's Esophagus.

New Treatments Hepatitis C New Treatments - Hepatitis C
New Treatments for Hepatitis C are discussed by Dr. Naveen Surapaneni of the Houston gastroenterologists at Bay Area Gastroenterology.

Fatty Liver & Cirrhosis of Liver Fatty Liver & Cirrhosis of Liver
Naveen Surapaneni, the newest Houston gastroenterologist to join the team of gastroenterology consultants at Bay Area Gastroenterology, discusses fatty liver, symptoms of cirrhosis of the liver, & treatment options.

Locations

Medical Center
1015 Medical Center
Boulevard
Suite 1700
Webster, Texas 77598
p: 281-480-6264
f: 281-480-4046
Methodist St. John
2060 Space Park Drive
Suite 200
Nassau Bay, TX 77058
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f: 281-339-7623
Memorial Southeast
11920 Astoria Boulevard
Suite 410
Houston, TX 77089
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f: 281-484-0740
Pearland Office
10905 Memorial Herman Drive
Suite 211
Pearland, Texas 77548
p: 281-480-6264
f: 281-480-4046

Physicians

Ravi S. Mani, M.D., F.A.C.G.
Nikhil Inamdar, M.D., A.G.A.F.
Syed F. Jafri, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Manish Rungta, M.D.
Sezen Altug, M.D., FAGA
Naveen Surapaneni, M.D., M.P.H.
Gabriel Lee, MD
Neha Mathur, MD
Sudhanshu Gogia, MD

Our Board Certified Physicians specialize in the
diagnosis and treatment of ailments of the stomach,
intestines, colon, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

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Gastroenterology Emergencies:
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Texas Communities served by
Bay Area Gastroenterology

Alvin, Bacliff, Bay Area, Channelview, Clear Lake, Deer Park, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston, Houston, Kemah, La Marque, La Porte, League City, Manuel, Missouri City, Nassau Bay, Pasadena, Pearland, Santa Fe, Seabrook, Shoreacres, South East Houston, South Shore, Texas City, Webster.