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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (GI Motility and Physiology), Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (GI Motility and Physiology), Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School


Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 21000060

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center - McGovern Medical School, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine to work as an academic gastroenterologist with a focus in GI Motility and Physiology at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston.

The University of Texas McGovern Medical School (UTMMS) and Division is located within the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Hospital (MHH) Health System. The facultys outpatient practice is at our 22,000 sq. ft. Ertan Digestive Disease Center of Excellence with 14 clinic rooms, 5 state-of-the -art endoscopy rooms, and an advanced GI motility and physiology laboratory. The academic inpatient activities are performed at the connected MHH-TMC campus. Additionally, the Division has a strong clinical presence at the various MHHs and enjoys the academic practice with multiple UTMMS physicians located throughout the city. Clinical providers also play a crucial role in the development of gastroenterology and hepatology activities at the UTMMS affiliated Lyndon B. Johnson County Hospital. Offering a progressive and intellectually stimulating environment, the TMC is the largest medical center in the world, with 21 hospitals, eight academic research institutions within just a few miles.

Houston is an economic juggernaut and is the number 1 city for job creation in the U.S. The city has 19 museums, an impressive Theater District with the renowned Houston Grand Opera, world-class Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony, professional sports, trendy restaurants, great hotels, and multiple outstanding shopping centers and recreational opportunities. Houston is also blessed with excellent educational opportunities from elementary to advanced degree certification. Housing is also typically more affordable than comparably sized urban environments.

Position Key Accountabilities :

This faculty member will serve as a general practice gastroenterologist with a specific focus in GI motility and physiology at Memorial Hermann-TMC. They will be responsible for the continuity of a high level of clinical quality and efficiency for our gastroenterology inpatient and outpatient service line as well as focus on the development of an academic career through education of current fellows and active participation in research.


Candidates must have an MD/DO, be board certified or eligible in gastroenterology and be eligible for full medical licensure in Texas. Training and experience in interpretation of GI physiology and motility studies is also required.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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