Faculty

Dedicated teachers, faculty members are trained in educational techniques and are excellent judges of the fellows’ progress. They spend the bulk of each day on rotation with the fellows, interacting with and providing immediate feedback to them throughout the course of the day.

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Faculty

A prime resource of the Gastroenterology Fellowship at Baylor is the depth and devotion of the faculty. Faculty members have a variety of interests, both clinical and investigational, practice in different settings, and have distinctive types of patients. This makes for an assortment of clinical experiences for each Fellow.

 

Faculty Members

 

 

Lawrence Schiller, MD

 

  • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Specialties: Colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease and motility disorders

  

 

 

J. Kent Hamilton, MD

 

  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma Medical School, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Internal Medicine Internship: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Specialties: Nutritional support and alternative medicine, biliary and therapeutic endoscopy

 

 

Daniel C. Demarco, MD

 

  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Specialties: Gastroesophageal reflux disease, liver and small bowel transplantation, obscure gastrointestinal hemorrhage, small bowel endoscopy and diseases

 

 

Robert D. Anderson, MD

  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Specialties: Advanced endoscopy including ERCP and endosonography, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening, reflux disease (GERD), biliary and pancreatic disease

 

 

Elizabeth Odstrcil, MD

  

  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Specialties: colorectal cancer screening/surveillance, constipation, diarrhea, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and women’s health issues

   

 

 

Angela Carollo, MD

  

  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Internship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Specialties: Women’s health, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening, hemorrhoid banding

 

 

Christopher Vesy, MD

  

  • Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Specialties: GI care of HIV-positive patients, co-infection of viral hepatitis and HIV

  

 

Esmail Elwazir, MD

 

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Specialties: Colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease

   

 

 

W. Gregory Hodges, MD 
  

  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Internship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • Specialties: Therapeutic endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease

 

 



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