Digestive Disease Week (DDW) is the biggest and  most prestigious meeting in the world for GI professionals. DDW 2023 will be held on May 6-9 in Chicago and will cover the latest research and clinical information in the fields of gastroenterology, endoscopy, liver disease and surgery. DDW attracts researchers, physicians, and academics worldwide, and is sponsored by four societies:

Baylor Scott & White Research Institute investigators and clinicians on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas will be involved in various presentations, scheduled talks, education sessions and discussions. Research will be presented from physicians, scientists and students from across Baylor Scott & White Health, including Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple and Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.

A snapshot of talks and presentations with Baylor Scott & White involvement can be found below. Additional details about the annual meeting are on the event website.


Stuart Spechler, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and co-director of the Center for Esophageal Research at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute provides overview of Baylor Scott & White’s participation at Digestive Disease Week 2023


Rhonda Souza, MD, co-director of the Center for Esophageal Research at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute invites you to join a discussion on Barrett’s Esophagus.

Stuart Spechler, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology at Baylor University of Medical Center at Dallas participates in discussion on “Mechanisms for Esophageal Smooth Muscle Dysfunction In Eosinophilic Esophagitis.”