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About Us

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy consists of 15 physicians and 11 Advanced Practitioners who work together as a team to provide comprehensive care to patients in North/East Texas and beyond with high quality, safety and great efficiency.

The department is led by Kai Xia, MD, PhD, Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy. Feng Li, MD is the medical director of the Endoscopy, Mark Prince, MD, the director of inpatient gastroenterology service and Abdullah Mubarak , MD, the director of Hepatology. Each physician in the practice is fellowship trained and certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology and/or Hepatology.

The diversified training and interests of our providers facilitate highly specialized care and collaborative intra- and inter-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:

  • general GI Clinic
  • Liver Clinic
  • IBD Clinic
  • and Hemorrhoid Clinic

About CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Endoscopy Center

The CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Endoscopy Center is certified for high quality and safety by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the premier professional society devoted to excellence in gastrointestinal endoscopy. The Endoscopy Center is fully equipped with general and advanced endoscopic technology. It 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 patients 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