Phone 281-528-1511 Fax 281-419-8485
Office hours by appointment: M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm.
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We are dedicated to providing excellent and compassionate care for a wide array of gastrointestinal, liver, biliary tract diseases, and pancreatic diseases with full access to the most cutting edge technology.
We work together with the patient's primary care physicians and specialists to provide cost-effective treatment tailored to meet each patient's individual needs. We communicate with our patient's physicians to keep up-to-date on the treatment plan and the patient's progress. We analyze all data including labs, radiology, endoscopy and pathology reports to ensure a well-coordinated plan of care.
Meet Dr. Behara
Dr. Shailaja S. Behara M.D. graduated from medical school in India. She finished her residency in Internal Medicine in Evanston, Illinois, and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL. Dr. Behara entered private practice in 2001.
Dr. Behara is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Gastroenterology. She is a member of the American Gastrological Association (AGA), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), The Crohn’s and Collitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Texas Medical Association (TMA), Harris County Medical Society (HCA) and Texas Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (TSGE).
She serves on the medical staff at Houston Northwest Medical Center, Memorial Hermann at Northeast, Memorial Hermann at the Woodlands, St. Luke’s Community Hospital at the Woodlands and Kingwood Hospital.
Dr. Behara provides gastrointestinal consultation services at convenient clinic locations, hospitals and long term care facilities.
Outside of patient care, Dr. Behara enjoys educating the public on colon cancer and digestive disorders through speaking engagements at various healthcare seminars.
Married and a devoted mother of three children, Dr. Behara enjoys both the rigors of private practice and motherhood.
Our Mission and Goals
Regional Digestive Consultants, PA, a professional association consisting of an exceptionally trained Gastroenterologist and staff, is committed to providing high quality patient centered digestive health care in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal diseases for patients from the Woodlands, Humble/Kingwood, North Houston areas and outlying communities.
We envision an environment where healthcare practitioner and patient work together to provide quality digestive care.
We offer patient centered, focused care and treatment with mutual respect and dignity with commitment to high quality.
We are dedicated to continuously improve all processes that support patient care and education. We are committed to understand the community service needs and expanding to meet those needs on an ongoing basis. Provisioning quality healthcare in digestive diseases and preserving your quality of life and ensure continued well-being is our motto.
We are interested in clinical research as opportunities arise.
Inpatient and outpatient consultations (by referral from primary physicians or can be self-directed) in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of the disorders of the gastrointestinal system, including the disease of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, anus, liver, bile ducts, gall bladder and pancreas
Treatment of abdominal pain; anemia; acid reflux, GERD and Ulcers; atypical chest pain; bloating and gas; blood in stool; colitis; colon cancer detection; change in bowel habits; colon cancer and polyps; diverticulosis; diverticulitis; family history of gastrointestinal malignancy; hiatal hernia; lactose intolerance; liver diseases (including Hepatitis C Diagnosis, Treatment and Counseling); malnutrition; nausea and vomiting; pancreatitis: spastic colon and IBS; swallowing problem; and hemorrhoid treatment
A full range of endoscopic, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are offered, including
Upper endoscopies (EGD), Colonoscopies, Flexible sigmoidoscopy, video capsule endoscopy, ERCP, Enteroscopy (small bowel endoscopy), Hemorrhoid treatment ,Motility studies and PH testing, Barrett’s Disease Treatment (Hallo)
To accommodate our patients busy schedules and limited time, for qualified patients we offer, direct access endoscopy (DAE) to provide screening colonoscopy examination. Please call our office for details.
Dr. Behara utilizes innovative technology to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of gastrointestinal tract and offers endoscopic services at state of the art facilities with cutting edge technology.
Special interest in women’s digestive health, colon cancer screening and nutrition
Dr. Behara specializes in providing sensitive and compassionate care to women and delivers high quality patient centered care to all patients 15 years and older.
Our Commitment to Patient Satisfaction
Patient satisfaction is our goal and when you leave our office we want you to feel that you have been treated with courtesy, warmth and respect. To achieve that we strive to minimize long waits for your appointment, provide a quick and efficient response to your illness, maintain a comfortable and relaxed environment, prompt referral to other specialties when needed and timely communication with other health care providers.
Insurances accepted etc
We accept Medicare, (and we file secondaries), self-pay and most insurances.
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