Dr. Ben Kahn
Board Certified Gastroenterologist
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I love the diversity in patient care that Gastroenterology provides. Gastroenterology gives me an opportunity to treat both acute and chronic diseases. I can see patients for both office visits and procedures. I love that I'll be able to establish lasting relationships with patients and manage their gastroenterological needs over time.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Colorectal cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease and heartburn.
Where did you study?
Undergrad: Rice University, Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency: Baylor University Medical Center, Digestive and Liver Disease Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
We enjoy hiking, taking our dog swimming, yoga and spinning!
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Chief Resident at BUMC and Resident Teaching Award, both in 2013.
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Please list your professional affiliations.
Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology and American Gastroenterological Association.