SOURCE: Bay Area Gastroenterology

Bay Area Gastroenterology

February 21, 2012 12:22 ET

Houston-Clear Lake Gastroenterology Doctor of Bay Area Gastroenterology Named Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

AGA Fellowship Recognizes Superior Professional Achievement in GI Field -- Honors Dr. Ravi S. Mani

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2012) - Bay Area Gastroenterology media specialists announced today that Dr. Ravi S. Mani is named Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation's oldest and most prestigious medical society dedicated to disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Through the fellowship program, the AGA honors superior professional achievement in clinical private or academic practice in basic or clinical research. Fellowships are awarded to AGA members whose accomplishments and contributions demonstrate personal commitment to the field of gastroenterology.

"It is a great honor and privilege to be accepted to the Fellowship of the American Gastroenterology Association," says Dr. Ravi S. Mani, FACG, AGAF. "We are dedicated to being a full service Gastroenterology provider within the community," added Dr. Mani.

Bay Area Gastroenterology services include online appointments, onsite accredited Endoscopy Center, Virtual Colonoscopy, CT scan and Ultrasound imaging, bone scan, Infusion center for treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, breath testing for Helicobacter pylori and a full fledged pathology lab. The consultants at Bay Area Gastroenterology offer Colon cancer screening, endoscopy services, and advanced endoscopy of the pancreas and gall bladder with endoscopic ultrasound and ablation of Barrett's esophagus.

The mission of the AGA is to promote the science and practice of gastroenterology through the support of research, education, advocacy and practice.

"We are pleased to announce the most recent inductees for the AGA Fellowship program," said C. Richard Boland, M.D., AGAF, AGA Institute President.

"AGA Fellowship is an honor bestowed to members who have been recognized by their peers and community for superior professional achievement in practice and/or research in the field of gastroenterology," added Dr. Boland.

The gastroenterology consultants of Houston-Clear Lake are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the art, science, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas. Comprehensive gastroenterology services and specialized resources under a single roof.

About the AGA

The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include 17,000 members from around the globe, who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology. The AGA Institute administers the practice, research and educational programs of the organization.

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