Texas Medical Association Leadership College physician Jay N. Yepuri, MD, recalls a moment when he realized that good patient care involves checking clinical lists for causes and symptoms, and also observing and talking with the patient to reveal what might be surprising issues.
A Physician’s Story
About the Author: Jay Yepuri, MD
Dr. Yepuri is a board-certified gastroenterologist in Bedford, TX. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. His practice specializes in the treatment of GERD, heartburn, and hemorrhoids along with complications presented with each condition. Also, Dr. Yepuri performs important health maintenance roles such as colon cancer screening with colonoscopy. Dr. Yepuri received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine (2001) and completed his Fellowship in Digestive & Liver Diseases at the UT Southwestern Medical Center (2007). In addition to his gastroenterology practice, Dr. Yepuri is the chief medical officer for NutriForward where he oversees and contributes to their health products. Professional memberships include the Digestive Health Associates of Texas and the American College of Gastroenterology. Honors include but are not limited to being distinguished as one of the Best Doctors in Fort Worth, TX and as one of the top Gastroenterologist Leaders to Know by Becker's ASC Review. All patient appointment requests and media inquiries can be made by calling the practice at 817-267-8470.