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Best Gastroenterologists in Dallas

Below is a list of the top and leading Gastroenterologists in Dallas. To help you find the best Gastroenterologists located near you in Dallas, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list

Dallas’ Best Gastroenterologists:

The top rated Gastroenterologists in Dallas are:

  • Dr. Imad Ahmad – Digestive Health Associates of Texas
  • Dr. James Hakert – James Hakert, M.D.
  • Dr. Damien B. Mallat – Premier Gastroenterology of Texas
  • Dr. Christopher J. Vesy – Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
  • Dr. Tasneem Ahmed – UT Southwestern Medical Center

Digestive Health Associates of Texas

Dr. Imad Ahmad - Digestive Health Associates of Texas
Dr. Imad Ahmad – Digestive Health Associates of Texas

Dr. Imad Ahmad is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He received advanced training in Endoscopic Ultrasound, which is used to diagnose pancreatic, biliary disorders as well Gastrointestinal Malignancies. Procedures that he routinely performs are upper and lower endoscopy and capsule endoscopy as well as advanced therapeutic ERCP procedures and Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Biopsy and Aspiration. Dr. Ahmad uses a patient centric approach to help in diagnosing and managing a wide variety of digestive diseases. These may range in complexity and challenges. Dr. Ahmad believes that including patient in their treatment plan, empowering them with resources and educating them about their conditions achieves successful outcomes for his patients.


Colonoscopy, Upper GI Endoscopy, Zenker Diverticulum, High Resolution Anal Manometry, High Resolution Esophageal Manometry, Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy, Wireless Capsule Motility Testing, Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication, FibroScan


Address: Lb. 101, 8220 Walnut Hill Ln Ste. 214, Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (214) 368 6707
Website: www.dhat.com


“Great team. Very professional. Quickly completed the colonoscopy screening needed after after age 51. Highly recommended.” -Steve Moreland

James Hakert, M.D.

Dr. James Hakert - James Hakert, M.D.
Dr. James Hakert – James Hakert, M.D.

Dr. James Hakert is a board-certified Gastroenterologist with almost 20 years of experience in the Dallas TX area, he and his staff will provide the highest quality care for you and your family.

Excellent medical care not only involves prompt and compassionate service, but also active and ongoing patient education throughout the evaluation and treatment process.

He finds that patient satisfaction is highest when they are able to effectively participate in their health care decisions.

They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and digestive disorders including particularly important health maintenance roles such as colon cancer screening.


Celiac disease, Colorectal Cancer, Crohn’s Disease, GERD, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis


Address8220 Walnut Hill Ln Suite 710, Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (214) 368 6707
Website: www.jameshakertmd.com


“Dr. Hakert and the facility staff were great! Everyone was nice and helpful and very professional. Dr. Hakert and the nurses are very caring and really went the extra mile to make me comfortable. I was also impressed by how much easier the colonoscopy prep was this year (in comparison to 5 years ago). This time I had no problem doing the prep because it was a newer formula to drink. The anesthesia person was also very good.” -Erin Fry

Premier Gastroenterology of Texas

Dr. Damien B. Mallat - Premier Gastroenterology of Texas
Dr. Damien B. Mallat – Premier Gastroenterology of Texas

Dr. Damien B. Mallat is nationally recognized gastroenterologist from his involvement in multi-center trials and national publications. He achieves unique results in the management of complex gastrointestinal diseases. For almost ten years, he has trained doctors in gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy.

Although most of our patients are in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, Dr. Mallat regularly sees patients from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, New Mexico, and Kansas. In addition, patients have come from as far as India and Egypt to seek his consultation.


Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (Flex Sig), Biliary and Pancreatic Stent Placement, Biopsy, Celiac Nerve Block, Cryotherapy, Endoscopic Band Ligation, Endoscopic Dilation, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA), Laser Tumor Ablation, Luminal Stenting, Pancreatic Cyst Drainage, Polyp Removal, Therapeutic Injection to control bleeding or cancer, Thermal Endoscopic Therapy


Address6750 Hillcrest Plaza Dr ste 200, Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: (972) 404 4700
Website: www.premiergastrotx.com


“Our college freshman became ill with significant pain and difficulty swallowing while away at school in Dallas. We were afraid she was going to end up in the ER but she called Dr Mallat’s office and requested an urgent appointment. Even with his packed schedule, he saw her within the hour! He scheduled testing for the next day and in less than 24 hours from her original call to his office she had a diagnosis and a treatment plan! WOW! We are so very thankful to Dr Mallat for taking care of our daughter and getting her on the road to recovery! Thank you Dr Mallat!” -Emily Barrett

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

Dr. Christopher J. Vesy - Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
Dr. Christopher J. Vesy – Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

Dr. Christopher J. Vesy was born in Youngstown, Ohio in 1966. He graduated summa cum laude from Boardman High School in 1984. He was the National Junior Rifle Champion in 1982, 1983, 1985 and 1986, winning the National Rifle Association’s North American Trophy, and he still holds the national record for the highest championship score.

Dr. Vesy attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he was president of Theta Chi Fraternity. He was also Mortar Board president and a Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated magna cum laude, and with University Honors, winning the prestigious Miami University President’s Distinguished Service Award.


Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux, Barrett’s Esophagus, Biliary Obstruction, Bleeding or Blood in the Stool, Bloating, Celiac Sprue, Colitis, Colon Cancer & Polyps, Constipation, Crohn’s Disease, Diarrhea, Diseases of the Gallbladder, Diseases of the Liver, Diseases of the Pancreas, Diverticular Disease, Dysphagia, Encopresis, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gastritis, GERD, H. Pylori, Hemorrhoids, Hepatitis, Hiatal Hernia, IBD- Inflammatory Bowel Disease, IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Disease, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Lactose Intolerance, NAFLD – Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Peptic Ulcers, Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC), PSC, Total Parenteral Nutrition, Ulcerative Colitis


Address3600 Gaston Ave Ste 809, Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: (214) 818 0948
Website: www.tddctx.com


“I love this man. Very thorough. Staff is great and they make you feel comfortable with having your procedures. Dr. Vesy has the best bedside manner that you can ask for. I would recommend to everyone.” -Yvette McMahon

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Tasneem Ahmed - UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Tasneem Ahmed – UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Tasneem Ahmed is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a gastroenterologist who specializes in evaluating and treating patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

American Board of Internal Medicine certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Ahmed has special expertise in treating women, pregnant women, and patients transitioning from pediatric to adult IBD care.

Her research focuses on racial and ethnic disparities in IBD, pregnancy and IBD, and IBD quality measures.

Dr. Ahmed earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She completed both an internal medicine residency and a gastroenterology fellowship (as Chief Fellow) at the Cleveland Clinic. She also holds a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin.


Acute liver failure, Barrett’s esophagus, Biliary tract disorders, including strictures, stones, and cancer, Chronic liver disease, Colorectal cancer screening and treatment, Esophageal diseases, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, Hepatitis, Hernia, Liver diseases, Liver transplant, Luminal obstruction, Pancreatic disorders, including pancreatitis, cysts, and cancer


Address1801 Inwood Rd 6th Floor, Suite 102, Dallas, TX 75390
Phone: (214) 645 0595
Website: www.utswmed.org


“Countless GI clinics and doctors weren’t sure what to make of my aggressive UC. The disease nearly killed me. These guys were my last shot. They 100% saved my life. – Their newer PA’s can be a little meh but their GI doctors are top notch and know what they’re doing.” -Earphoria