M.-Behzad-Zafar

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.

Board-Certified: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Duke University
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Member: American College of Gastroenterologists and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

 

 

Hospital Privileges:

  • Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Webster, TX
  • Methodist St. John Hospital, Nassau Bay, TX
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Bayshore Medical Center, Pasadena, TX
  • Patients Medical Center, Pasadena, TX
  • Kindred Healthcare–Bay Area, Pasadena, TX
  • Triumph Clear Lake Hospital, Clear Lake, TX
  • Bay Area Regional Medical Center, Webster, TX

 

 

Ellington

444 FM 1959, Suite A,
Houston, TX 77034
Direct Phone: 281-481-9400

St. John

2060 Space Park Drive, Suite 306
Nassau Bay, TX 77058
Direct Phone: 281-892-2460

Clear Lake

250 Blossom Street, Suite 210 Webster, TX 77598
Direct Phone: 281-316-1119

Pasadena

4211 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77504
Direct Phone: 832-456-8434

Pearland

15015 Kirby Dr. Ste.200A
Pearland, TX 77047
Direct Phone: 713-343-6360

League City

2555 S. Gulf Freeway Ste. 500
League City, TX 77573
Direct Phone: 281-481-9400

Gastroenterology Consultants is a leader in advanced, comprehensive gastrointestinal care. We specialize in up-to-date gastrointestinal care, which includes screening and treatment for colon cancer, heartburn and acid reflux, esophageal disorders and difficulty swallowing, peptic ulcers, H. pylori, gallstones and other gallbladder disorders, rectal bleeding and hemorrhoids, malabsorption and celiac disease, liver diseases - hepatitis C, hepatitis B, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, hepatoma and liver cancer, abdominal pain, noncardiac chest pain, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, anemia, nausea and vomiting, gas and bloating and lactose intolerance

Gastroenterology Consultants also offers colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer, EGD & capsule endoscopy small-bowel, endoscopic ultrasound, Bravo 48-hour pH monitoring, H. pylori breath testing, esophageal manometry and impedance testing, hemorrhoid band ligation, esophageal dilatation, advanced therapeutic ERCP, Biologic therapy, treatment of Barrett's esophagus, common bile duct stones and endoscopic mucosal resection.