Mark A. Gilger

Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Mark A. Gilger is the Chief of the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine and is the Chief of Service at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Gilger graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1980. He trained in pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine from 1980 to 1983. He was the Clinic Director at the Fort Yuma Indian Health Service Hospital in Yuma, AZ from 1985 till 1986, where he received the Indian Health-Service Emphasis Campaign Role Model Award. In 1989, Dr. Gilger completed his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Gilger has pursued business training via the Executive Education Program, Management for the Health Care Practitioner, at Rice University. His research interests include infections of the GI tract at gastrointestinal endoscopy. Currently, he focuses on validation of the 13C-urea breath test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in children, the epidemiology of Barrett's esophagus in children and development of the Norwalk (Cruise Ship) virus vaccine.

Biography Updated on 25 May 2009

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