Fecal Incontinence (Bowel Leakage)

Start the CONVERSATION….Lack of bowel control, fecal incontinence, FI, or any word associated is most commonly brought up when talking about the inability to hold your stool.

It is estimated that over 5.5 million Americans suffer from fecal incontinence.

Signs and symptoms:

  • Chronic or recurring fecal leakage
  • Inability to reach the toilet on time during daily activities
  • Inability to hold gas

Living your life with the constant wonder of accidents isn’t a solution.  New treatments like Sacral Nerve Stimulation can free you of the worry. If you’re having problems holding loose stool or gas its important to know there’s a solution out there. Bowel leakage isn’t normal.

Below is helpful links to educate you about Fecal Incontinence and the solutions available to you:

Treatment therapies for bowel control

https://www.youtube.com/user/MDTBowelControl

Call today and schedule a consultation with one of our Gastroenterologists to talk about fecal incontinence. Main 281-481-9400.

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We Welcome Dr. Sumanth Daram To Our Practice

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sumanth Daram to our group. Dr. Daram is a well trained Board Certified Gastroenterologist with advanced endoscopy training in therapeutic endoscopy. He also gained additional experience while serving as Associate Professor and Director of Advanced Endoscopy at Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Daram is skilled and experienced in Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Enteral Stenting, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Device Assisted Enteroscopy and Radiofrequency Ablation in addition to all routine GI endoscopy procedures.

Dr. Daram is available to see patients at our Ellington and Pearland office. He will provide inpatient consults at Memorial Hermann Pearland, Memorial Hermann Southeast and HCA Pearland Medical Center.

For more information about Dr. Daram please click the link: https://www.gastroconsultants.com/sumanth-r-daram-m-d-f-a-c-p

Dr. Daram at a glance:

  • Board Certified Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, 2013-2017,Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
  • Fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, 2012-2013Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology, 2009-2012,University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 2001-2004,St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Medical Degree, 1993-1998, Osmania Medical College, India
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New Suite For St. Johns Office

We Have Relocated Suite’s For Our

 St. Johns Office

Same Building New Suite Number

 

2060 Space Park Dr. Ste. 306

Nassau Bay, TX 77058

 

Direct Phone: 281-892-2460

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New Pasadena Office Location

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Opened May 2, 2015 Pasadena Office

We are excited to announce the opening of our Pasadena Office. To better serve our community we have relocated to

4211 Fairmont Parkway

Pasasdena, TX 77504

(Between Preston and Burke)

We now have a direct number to our Pasadena Office!

832-456-8434

We look forward to serving the Pasadena community for many years to come and are proud to have a free standing building for our patients.

 

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Welcome Dr. Svetang Desai

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Dr. Svetang Desai

We are proud to Announce the addition

of  Dr. Svetang Desai to

Gastroenterology Consultants, PA

 

Dr. Desai joins Gastroenterology Consultants, PA as an Advanced Endoscopist from Duke University in Durham, NC where he was the Instructor in the Department of Gastroenterology. A native of Tennessee, he completed his undergraduate degree at Rice University, and returned to Tennessee to complete his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Tennessee. His medical training continued with his Internal Medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine including a Chief Resident year, after which he completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Duke University. While in Durham, he also completed an Advanced Therapeutics Instructorship. He has broad interests in the field of Gastroenterology with specialties in Advanced Therapeutics including ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound with fine needle aspiration. He is experienced in enteral stenting, cyst drainage, and GI cancer staging with sampling. He has published numerous studies and book chapters in the fields of Enteral Nutrition, Pancreatitis, and Biliary disease.

Dr. Desai is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterologists and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. His wife is an endocrinologist in medical center, and he enjoys sports, exercise, and travel.  He joins ten other highly qualified gastroenterologists who have been pioneers in their fields while providing prompt and comprehensive care to patients.

He is available to see patients at our Ellington and Clear Lake office. He will be actively providing inpatient consults at Memorial Hermann Southeast, Clear Lake Regional and Bay Area Regional Hospitals.

With this expansion, we are confident that we will continue to provide comprehensive and responsive care to your patients with state-of-the-art technology.

 

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2014 Medical Clinic of the Year

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Gastroenterology Consultants, PA Receives 2014 Houston Award

 

Houston Award Program Honors the Achievement

 

HOUSTON June 6, 2014 — Gastroenterology Consultants, PA has been selected for the 2014 Houston Award in the Medical Clinic category by the Houston Award Program.

 

Each year, the Houston Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Houston area a great place to live, work and play.

 

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2014 Houston Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Houston Award Program and data provided by third parties.

CONTACT:
Houston Award Program
Email: PublicRelations@recognitionawarding.com
URL: http://www.recognitionawarding.com

 

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 2014

March Colon cancer MonthFor more information on Colon Cancer please visit our Diseases page and click under “Specialty Services”. Call our office 281-481-9400 ext. 790 to schedule an appointment for Colon Cancer Screening today.

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National Dress in Blue Day is March 7th. Show your support by wearing blue and getting your workplace, school and loved ones involved.  More information at dressinblueday.org

 

2012  Colon Cancer Screening Day at IMG_3246Gastroenterology Consultants, PAIMG_3288

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday Appointments Now Available

SAT APPT   Now you can schedule appointments on saturdays at our pearland office.

15015 Kirby Dr. • Pearland, Texas 77047

Call our office and one of our highly trained staff will be available to speak with you today.

 

 

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Our Pearland Office

We thank you for your patience as we transition our Pearland Office location. Our new location at Pearland Surgery Center and Medical Plaza is still under construction, as we want to offer our patients the best and most up-to-date office facilities. We will do our best to keep you updated with any changes in dates. As of now please note:

We are still seeing patients for clinic and office visits at the Memorial Hermann building. Located at 10905 Memorial Hermann Ste. 211 Pearland, Texas 77584

Beginning January 1, 2013 we will be moving our clinic and office visits to Pearland Surgery Center and Medical Plaza. Located at 15015 Kirby Dr. Pearland, Texas 77047

We have begun performing our endoscopy procedures at Pearland Surgery Center. Located at 15015 Kirby Dr. Pearland, Texas 77047

Please feel free to call our office with any questions or concerns. Our staff and adminstration are here to serve you and answer any questions you may have.

Thank you,

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Gastroenterology Consultants, PA

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FM 1959/Dixie Farm Rd Overpass Under Construction

Beginning July 20, 2012 the FM 1959/Dixie Farm Rd. Overpass will be under construction. Thus, all people needing to get to our main office will need to take an alternate route. Please see attachement below for map and directions.

Construction map

Thank you,

Business Office- Gastroenterology Consultants, PA

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