Location & Directions

Texas Digestive Health Consultants is located on the campus of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. J. Steven Burdick, MD established Texas Digestive Health Consultants, and specializes in gastrointestinal oncology and pancreatico-biliary disease.

The physicians work with a research nurse and clinical coordinators to assist in patient care and research as protenomic and genotyping become more commonly used. The GI lab at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas where the physicians are on the medical staff has been expanded to include three fluoroscopy rooms and technical devices including double balloon enteroscopy. BUMC was recently ranked 20th in the country overall for gastroenterology by "US News and World Report."

Colon Cancer Awareness PSA with Kathy Ireland “Staying Healthy for Family”


Kathy Ireland has partnered with ASGE on a new Public Service Announcement to encourage those 50 and over to undergo screening for colon cancer. “Everyone wants to stay healthy for their family and part of a healthy lifestyle if you are 50 or over includes getting screened for colon cancer,” said Kathy Ireland, Chair, CEO and Chief Designer for kathy ireland Worldwide®. “As a wife, mother of three and business owner, I know how hectic life can get, but I took time out of my busy schedule to get screened for colon cancer. I’m delighted to be partnering with ASGE to encourage colon cancer screening. If like me, you are 50 or over, or you have a family history of colon cancer, please talk with your doctor about getting screened; it could save your life.”

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Clinic Updates


Texas Digestive Health Consultants do not accept Medicare replacements, Private Fee for Service (PFFS) plans, or Medicaid Primary.

Any patient who misses an appointment without notifying the office in advance may be assessed a no-show fee.

Healthy Living Quiz

How much do you know about what makes up a healthy lifestyle? Here's a pop quiz.

1. How do you define working out?
a. Going to the gym.
b. Turning the jump-rope for the neighbor's kid.
c. Playing Frisbee with your dog.

2. How do you define good nutrition?
a. Eating a vegetable at every meal.
b. Eating two vegetables at every meal.
c. Drinking a fruit smoothie for breakfast.

3. Which of these is a healthy activity?
a. Push-ups, sit-ups, or running the track.
b. Walking the dog after dinner.
c. Spending Saturday afternoon snoozing on the sofa.

Believe it or not, the correct answer to every question is A, B, and C -- even that Saturday afternoon nap!