H. Chami Amaratunge, M.D.



4100 S Shepherd Dr

Houston, TX 77098

Closed. Opens Wed at 7:30AM

Quick Facts

  • Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
  • Board Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants - Houston, TX

Gastroenterology in Houston, TX

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants - Houston, TX

4100 S Shepherd Dr

Houston, TX 77098

Closed. Opens Wed at 7:30AM

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About H. Chami Amaratunge, M.D.

Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?

I chose gastroenterology because it is a diverse and complex field that allows me to focus on patient care and procedures.

Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?

Screening and surveillance of gastrointestinal cancer (Colonoscopy)
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Diagnosis and management of motility disorders of the upper digestive tract (24-hour pH, Impedance and Esophageal Manometry and Bravo)
Capsule Endoscopy

Where did you study?

Undergrad: Houston Baptist University
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Residency training in Internal Medicine: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship training in Gastroenterology: Baylor College of Medicine

What certifications do you hold?

Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?

Motion picture enthusiast
Reading fictional novels

Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?

2005 Marcel Patterson Prize in Gastroenterology;
University of Texas Medical Branch
2001 Summa Cuma Laude; Houston Baptist University
2001 Chemistry student of the year; Houston Baptist University

Please list your professional affiliations.

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Physicians
American Medical Student Association


Dr Amaratunge and her staff were awesome!

M.C. Google

Dr. Amaratunge is great! She’s very personable and I truly like her. Her clinical staff are outstanding! Her best medical assistant just left so I’m hoping her replacement is just as good!

T.B. Google

Dr Amararunge,, MD was so professional, but very nice and considerate to my mother situation. She went above and beyond to make sure everything was handled properly. I highly recommend her.

C.W. Google

Dr Amaratunge listens to her patients explain their issues. She will also pose other questions if she did not hear enough details. She will order appropriate test when needed. I have felt confident as a patient with her decision. She is a great doctor with excellent bedside manners.

C.W. Google

Dr Amaratunge is excellent in all ways- patient concern, patient education on options & choices and she listens. As a surgeon she is thorough with feedback before, day of and after surgery.

L.P. Google


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