6317 Harris Pkwy Professional Bldg 2, Ste 300
Fort Worth, TX 76132
HoursClosed. Opens Wed at 8 AM
- Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
- Board Certified Gastroenterologist
- Currently Accepting New Patients
- Most Insurance Plans Accepted
- Performs Colonoscopies
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About Heather Branstetter, M.D.
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
Gastroenterology is the perfect combination of clinical medicine and surgery. It allows me to use my brain to diagnose medical conditions and to use my hands to perform the procedures patients need.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
I enjoy the wide variety of disease seen in a general gastroenterology practice including esophageal disorders, ulcer disease, Barrett’s, biliary and colon problems. I love that I have the opportunity to see patients both in the clinic and in the hospital. I have a special interest in providing care to young adults and helping them transition from a pediatric to adult practice.
Where did you study?
I did my undergraduate training at The University of Arizona, where I was on the Women’s Swimming team all 4 years and was Co-Captain my senior year (Go Cats!). I graduated from medical school at The University of Louisville School of Medicine. My residency training was a dual Internal Medicine- Pediatrics program at The University of Minnesota. I practiced in Fairbanks, Alaska for 8 years before returning to Dallas to complete my Gastroenterology Fellowship at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. I am happy to now call Fort Worth my home.
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Gastroenterology
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
My children and I love to travel and spend time with our family and friends. We spend a lot of time at sporting events – our own and watching college and professional teams play. My kids especially love the TCU football games. We also treasure the quiet weekends when we don’t have any scheduled activities.
Please list your professional affiliations.
American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
American Medical Association
- Abdominal Pain
- Anal/Rectal Bleeding
- Blood in the Stool
- Bowel Incontinence
- Difficulty Swallowing
- Unexplained Weight Gain/Loss
- Yellowing of the Skin/Eyes
- Acid Reflux
- Anal Fissure
- Anemia/Iron Deficiency
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Biliary Obstruction
- C. Difficile Colitis
- Celiac Disease
- Colon Cancer
- Colorectal Polyps
- Crohn's Disease
- Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Esophageal Motility Disorder
- Fatty Liver Disease
- Food Intolerance
- Gallbladder Disease
- Helicobacter Pylori
- Hiatal Hernia
- Impacted Bowel
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Lactose Intolerance
- Liver Cirrhosis
- Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
- Peptic Ulcers
- Primary Biliary Cholangitis
- Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Abdominal Ultrasound
- Anorectal Manometry
- Argon Laser Therapy
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
- Esophageal Dilation
- Esophageal Manometry
- Esophageal Impedance Test
- Feeding Tube Insertion (PEG)
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Hemorrhoid Banding
- Infusion Therapy (IV Infusion)
I actually got to talk with my gastroenterologist about my up and coming colonoscopy. I was able to discuss family history and concerns. So far I really like this office and feel very comfortable.
I’m a Stage IV colon cancer surviver. I really like Dr. Branstetter’s bedside manner and what I feel is genuine concern about my quality of life. I feel very comfortable and at peace in her care for me.
I had my first appointment last week and had to bring my 3 year old. I asked if he could come and without hesitation they said yes. At my appointment Dr Branstetter was so patient and informative. Both with my and my sons questions. She wasn’t rushed and really gave me her full attention during the appointment. Best doctor experience I’ve had!
Staff was great including Dr. Branstetter. Took great care of me, thanks!
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