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The Baylor Scott & White Center for Esophageal Diseases is a specialized outpatient gastroenterology practice focusing on esophageal disorders at the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas in the Baylor Scott & White Health system as a member of the HealthTexas Provider Network. Our center provides state of the art care with a multidisciplinary team approach at the while also conducting cutting-edge research and participating in education at local, regional and national levels. Gastroenterologists Vani Konda, MD and Stuart Spechler, MD  are experts in the following conditions:

Services provided

Our center provides a comprehensive consultation for diagnosis and management of esophageal conditions. Our multidisciplinary team provides state of the art diagnostic testing, endoscopic services, therapeutic procedures and minimally invasive surgery include:

We work closely with our partners at Baylor Scott & White Center for Thoracic Surgery to bring you comprehensive care and allows for prompt referrals between the two service lines.​

BSW Center for Esophageal Diseases was featured in the HealthTexas Specialty Rounds Newsletter Spring 2017 edition. Click here to read more.



Ask the Expert: Barrett's Esophagus - Vani J.A. Konda, MD

Ask the Expert: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Watch Dr. Spechler and Dr. Souza discuss their latest research on GERD  

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Clinical Challenges In Dysphagia: What To Do When A Patient Has Trouble Swallowing

This conference will present the opportunity to explore clinical challenges and management of oropharyngeal dysphagia and esophageal dysphagia in a day filled with didactics, interactive cases, and panel discussions with a multidisciplinary faculty of gastroenterologists, otolaryngologist, and speech pathologists. Learn more​​​​