SOURCE: Bay Area Gastroenterology

Bay Area Gastroenterology

August 01, 2011 16:45 ET

Houston-Clear Lake Bay Area Gastroenterology Welcomes New Physician, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Specialist Dr. Naveen Surapaneni

Specializing in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy in Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound, Dr. Surapaneni Adds to the Group's Expansive Endoscopic Services, Holistic Gastroenterology

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2011) - Bay Area Gastroenterology consultants of Houston-Clear Lake welcome Dr. Naveen Surapaneni to the group, now making the center one of the most comprehensive gastroenterology and endoscopy centers in the area.

Dr. Surapaneni, renowned for his work in advanced endoscopic techniques for cancer staging, palliation and interventional endoscopy, is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine and fellowship-trained in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy such as ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound.

"Dr. Surapaneni is an excellent addition to our group, complementing our areas of focus and expanding upon the advanced endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic services we offer," said Dr. Ravi Mani, F.A.C.G., who specializes in gastroenterology and Liver diseases at Bay Area Gastroenterology.

"As the third most common killer in the United States, it is our goal to both reduce the number of colorectal cancer cases diagnosed each year, as well as identify in the earliest, most treatable stages of the disease, by assembling a highly qualified group of gastroenterology and endoscopy specialists," added Mani.

Joining the elite group of Gastroenterology, and Endoscopy specialists early July, Dr. Surapaneni now serves patients at the three Bay Area Gastroenterology locations in the Houston-Clear Lake area - Medical Center Blvd. and Blossom St. (Webster) and Astoria Blvd. (Houston).

Dr. Surapaneni holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts and a Medical Degree from the Armed Forces Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine as well as a fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his second fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.

The board-certified consultants of Bay Area Gastroenterology specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the stomach, intestines, colon, liver, gallbladder and pancreas -- educating through published articles, speaking engagements and lectures the importance of maintaining overall health, disease prevention and early diagnosis. We focus on disease prevention, treatment and cure with added emphasis on a patient-centered Holistic approach to wellness -- Holistic Gastroenterology. The center provides in-office Ultrasound and CT scanning, Virtual Colonoscopy and is American College of Radiology Accredited (ACR) -- providing a full range of Endoscopy services at AAAHC Accredited and State and Medicare certified Bay Area-Houston Endoscopy Center.

To learn more about Dr. Surapaneni and the latest in prevention and treatment in gastrointestinal disorders and disease at Bay Area Gastroenterology go to or call 281-480-6264.