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Digestive & Liver Disease
Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants, P.A. dba DLDC has been providing outstanding Gastrointestinal and Liver care for patients in the Harris and Montgomery counties since 1988. The highly acclaimed group of gastroenterologists, board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and liver diseases have enjoyed a superb reputation in the community. The practice has been serving patients at three convenient locations in North Houston, Humble/Kingwood and the Woodlands/Conroe areas. From consultative services and diagnostic procedures and most importantly endoscopic procedures, the physicians at DLDC have achieved a seamless integration of services, by providing them under one roof.
DLDC boasts a state-of-the-art, modern gastrointestinal diagnostic center and a fully accredited endoscopy and surgery center. Every detail is attended to meticulously at the center in an effort to transform each patient's care into a gratifying experience.
The team approach at DLDC with its university trained physicians, skilled medical assistants and quality nursing staff makes each patient's experience further unique and memorable.
Guru N. Reddy, MD, FACP, FACG, FASGE, AGAF
Dr. Guru N. Reddy trained at Baylor College of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine with specialization in Liver Disease and Nutrition.
Howard B. Hamat, MD, FRCP
Dr. Howard B. Hamat trained at University of Toronto. He is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine with Advanced training in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Therapeutic Biliary Endoscopy
Mohamed D. Mahmoud, M.D
Dr. Mahmoud is board certified in Internal Medicine and is board eligible in Gastroenterology. Dr. Mahmoud excels as a good clinician and endoscopist in various fields of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.
Laura Peterkin, PA-C
Laura Peterkin has been a Board Certified Physician Assistant since 2001. She has been working in gastroenterology for the past 22 years.
Connie Delos Reyes, MSN, FNP-C
Connie Delos Reyes is a certified family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Katie Bycura, FNP-BC
Katie Bycura is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants, P.A.
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Through our novel, integrative approach, we pride ourselves on spending the time necessary to address, analyze and treat difficult medical and digestive issues that can often be overlooked in today's fast paced healthcare environment. The focus of our practice is to work with you through all phases of your care, so that we can assist you or your loved one in living a happy, healthy and productive life. To know about Manometry Study, Click here.
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