Below is a list of the top and leading Gastroenterologists in San Antonio. To help you find the best gastroenterologist located near you in San Antonio, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated Gastroenterologists in San Antonio are:
- Hays L. Arnold – Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio
- Gary S. Gossen – Gastroenterology Clinic of San Antonio
- Seema Dar – Stone Oak Gastroenterology
- Joseph E. Johnson – San Antonio Gastroenterology
- Robert M. Narvaez – Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio
Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio
Dr. Arnold, a former Lieutenant Colonel who served in the US Army for more than 11 years, joined our practice in July 2010. Dr. Arnold is skilled in all areas of gastroenterology, with special expertise in inflammatory bowel disease and GERD. Describing himself as nationalistic, or someone whose pride in his country moves him to action, Dr. Arnold was stationed at Brooke Army Medical Center, serving most recently as Chief of Clinical Services in the Gastroenterology Division. He was deployed in 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dr. Arnold is most passionate about teaching others, whether he’s instructing his patients about their health care choices or encouraging a medical student during challenging situations. Early on, Dr. Arnold gravitated toward medicine, even though he had an appointment to attend West Point and recruitments to play football. He most looked forward to being able to help and teach those around him. In his spare time, he enjoys participating in his children’s sporting activities and tackling home renovation projects. Dr. Arnold is married and has 4 children.
Easy Prep Colonoscopy, Pancreatic Cancer Screening, Esophageal Clinic, Advanced Endoscopy Services, Fatty Liver, Chronic Digestive Conditions, Hemorrhoid Banding, Stretta Therapy, Nutrition Counseling Services, Infusion Center, Pinnacle Clinical Research, BMI Calculator
“Extremely nice staff from the reception to the nurse to the highly professional staff. I was very nervous about the procedure but they made it great. The doctor is a master in her field and so very compassionate and reassuring.” – Tmor Mor
“Super friendly, really friendly! Every single person who spoke with me was positively efflorescent! Super clean place, exceptionally efficient, quiet and private. Always thought this procedure was one to dread. I had ZERO discomfort. Great folks, super system. Thanx!” – Dad
Gastroenterology Clinic of San Antonio
Dr. Gossen has joined Gastroenterology Clinic of San Antonio. He is an assistant clinical professor of internal medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is currently the medical director of the San Antonio Endoscopy Center and a member of Gastroenterology Research of San Antonio.
Other achievements include a bachelor of arts with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin; doctor of medicine from UT Health Science Center at San Antonio; diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and American College of Gastroenterology; fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology; member of the American Gastroenterology Association and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; and name by his pears to the list of Super Doctors© in 2009, 2010, 2011.
“Very satisfied with how the entire staff treated my mom. So caring, polite and friendly.” – Clarissa Esquivel
“Dr. Gossen, No words are enough to express my gratitude for your kindness and my appreciation for the care you have provided my wife. The staff at your clinic has been really helpful and supportive. Thank you for all your service.” – Carlos Gomez
Stone Oak Gastroenterology
Dr. Seema Dar served as Chief of Medicine at Northeast Baptist Hospital providing care for a wide range of digestive ailments. As the founder of Stone Oak Gastroenterology, she is passionate about the wellbeing of her patients.
Dr. Dar received her medical degree from the University of Kashmir, India. She continued her internal medicine training at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. This was followed by a fellowship training in gastroenterology, including a special focus on colon cancer, liver and pancreatic diseases. Dr. Dar is board certified both in internal medicine and gastroenterology and a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. She moved to San Antonio and established this gastroenterology private practice in 1997. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, reading and gardening.
Upper GI Endoscopy (EGD); Colonoscopy; Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; ERCP; Esophageal Dilatation; Esophageal Manometry; Esophageal pH; Liver Biopsy; Correction of Acid Reflux by Laproscopy; Capsule Endoscopy for Small Intestine Screening; Colon Polypectomy; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Liver Transplant; Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Upper Endoscopy)
“Very nice, professional, and caring doctors (Dr. Dar, Dr. Sharma, & Dr. Mallikarjun) but the receptionist there is really unfriendly and rude. No hello, no smile, and is really impolite. Patients should be encouraged to come back but if the first person you meet when you walk in is rude, it ruins the whole experience. My Doctor, Dr. Mallikarjun is very kind and sweet on the other hand. Doctors are great but the receptionist is not nice at all.” – Jill Kierulf Santos
“I was suffering from abdominal pains for two nights so my husband decided to bring me to this medical facility. I cannot thank them enough because the staff treated me well and made sure I am comfortable. Thank you and I will see you soon for my follow up check up!” – Fern Norton
San Antonio Gastroenterology
Dr. Joseph Johnson IV believes he was destined to be a physician. He never thought of doing anything else. He comes from generations of doctors, dating all the way back to the 1800s. However, choosing his preferred field of study was a little more interesting. Dr. Johnson says, “[Choosing gastro] was an accident. I ended up training under two men who were Nobel Prize winners in GI, their enthusiasm for the field was contagious.
He completed his Doctorate at the University of Texas, followed by acceptance of a Fellowship at the University of North Carolina. During his career, Dr. Johnson served as Staff Physician at Murphy VA Hospital.
In the past, Dr. Johnson was also on a talk show in San Antonio. The show included a 10-minute segment designed to help viewers better understand and care for their health. Although the program is no longer on the air, he still spreads the word about colon cancer.
Dr. Johnson is a colon cancer survivor himself. He says that his own experience battling the disease only fueled his passion for the cause. He says to his patients in daily practice, “When you’re sick or struggling with your health, the last thing that you want to do is sit in a waiting room or be shuffled from room to room and talk to doctors who act too busy. My experience only enhanced the human element that must exist in this practice. I am dedicated to being responsive, on time, and focused on my patient’s care. I’m focused during every moment I spend with them.”
Gastroenterology Procedures, Colon Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy Prep, Nutrition & Weight Loss, Clinical Trials
“Excellent job, knowledgeable, kind, courteous, caring, efficient, and they even called me after the procedure the next day to see how I was doing.” – David Powell
“Loving caring staff will help guide you through all procedures and visits. Almost feels like a family caring for you. Always there to answer questions and help guide you in right direction for any gastrointestinal issues.” Samantha Senich
Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio
Dr. Robert Narvaez, who specializes in gastroenterology, diagnoses and treats patients struggling with issues of the gastrointestinal tract, or the digestive system. Dr. Narvaez is also trained to understand the effects of diet & nutrition on your general well-being. He may treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or heartburn, among others.
As an internist, Dr. Robert Narvaez specializes in the primary care of adults through diagnosis and treatment of a range of conditions affecting many organ systems. Dr. Narvaez also can refer patients to specialists when medically needed. For example, patients having serious breathing problems may be referred to a pulmonologist for additional medical tests or therapies.
Adult Constipation; Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal System; Appendicitis; Cirrhosis of the Liver; Colon Cancer; Esophageal Cancer; Gallstones; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD); Heartburn; Hemorrhoids; Hiatal Hernia; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Metabolic Syndrome; Overweight and Obesity; Peptic Ulcers; Fatty Liver; Hepatitis C
“Dr N was my husband’s dr for 4 years. He was always loving,kind and so very smart.” – LeStrange Seaborn
“Amazing and very caring for his patients! Highly recommend!” – Emilia Sanchez
Jeanie Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Jeanie has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.