Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology? I enjoy helping people with digestive and liver health issues, which range from minor to serious problems. Spending time with and getting to know patients is very rewarding. Do you have a specialty of interest within GI? Colon Cancer Prevention, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Pancreatic and Biliary Disorders. Where did you study? Undergrad: Texas A&M University, Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center, Internship Residency and Fellowship: Scott & White Hospital. What certifications do you hold? Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time? Playing with my three children, outdoor activities and fishing. Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share? “Best Doctors” Dallas and Collin County D Magazine and a Texas Monthly Rising Star. Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English? Spanish Please list your professional affiliations. Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Texas Health Resources and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance.