"The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease" ~Thomas Edison
Put patients first, provide comprehensive and compassionate quality care to all patients.
Dr. Laxmi Deepika Koya
Dr. Koya is a board certified Gastroenterologist and has been in private practice in DFW area for the last 10 years. Her primary clinical interests include colon cancer prevention,Women's health, liver diseases, gastrointestinal diseases such as esophagitis, ulcers, gallbladder disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome , Irritable Bowel Disease and quality assessment in endoscopy.
Dr. Koya perfoms a wide variety of procedures including colonoscopy with removal of polyps, EGD, esophageal dilations, PEG placements, wireless capsule endoscopy, esophageal manometry, CRH hemorrodial band ligation and also perfoms advanced endoscopic procedures such as ERCP.
A Gastroenterologist is a physician with dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.
Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine (motility), the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome , Irritable Bowel Disease, and pancreatitis. In essence, all normal activity and disease of the digestive organs are part of the study of Gastroenterology.