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About Us

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy consists of five physicians, one physician assistant and a group of RNs, LVNs and medical assistants who work together as a team to provide high quality, safe and comprehensive care to patients from East Texas and beyond.

The department is led by Kai Xia, MD, PhD, chief of Gastoenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy. Feng Li, MD, leads the Endoscopy department. Mark Prince, MD, leads the inpatient Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy department. Each physician in the practice is fellowship trained and certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

The varied training and interests of our providers facilitates highly specialized care and collaborative intra-departmental consultations to ensure the most up-to-date, efficient and effective treatment for each patient.

Comprehensive gastrointestinal care

The department treats the full range of digestive and liver problems and has created specialty clinics, including:

  • Liver Clinic
  • Gastrointestinal Clinic
  • CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Endoscopy Center

About CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Endoscopy Center

The CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Endoscopy Center is certified by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the premier professional society devoted to excellence in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

The Endoscopy Center is fully equipped with advanced endoscopic technology and includes a state–of-the-art electronic medical record and documentation system, which is integrated into the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic electronic medical record system. This ensures that procedure reports are quickly available to both the patient and referring physicians.

Leading through research

With a wide range of experience and interests, the physicians of CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy also actively participate in research, including national multi-center studies and endoscopy-related research to advance our knowledge in the field.

The department also hosts regional educational events to update the physicians’ knowledge and promote a high level of quality and safety in patient care.

We are committed to becoming a national center of excellence in digestive disease, live disease and endoscopy.

  • Endoscopy Center
  • Gastrointestinal Clinic
  • Liver Clinic
  • Hemorrhoid Banding