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CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Adds Uncommon, Lifesaving Pediatric Specialty November 18, 2021

Dr. Andrea Glaser

Tyler, TX – CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic has added a new, lifesaving specialty for pediatric patients in Northeast Texas with the addition of pediatric gastroenterologist Andrea Glaser, M.D.

“As a Pediatric GI specialist, Dr. Glaser brings an exceptional level of expertise and care to our patients across Northeast Texas,” said Allyson Collier, Vice President – Physician Practice Operations, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic. “With the addition of Dr. Glaser to our already incredible team of pediatricians and specialists, we are growing to meet the needs of the families we serve across this community with the highest levels of care available.”

As a pediatric gastroenterologist, Dr. Glaser specializes in treating children who have conditions that affect the organs in the digestive system, including the stomach, liver and bowel while also helping children who have issues feeding and eating. With Dr. Glaser’s team, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic performs a wide range of complex and vital procedures and screenings, including endoscopies and colonoscopies.

Dr. Glaser joins CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where she serves as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and the Medical Director of both the Adolescent and Childhood Weight Loss Clinics. Dr. Glaser earned her undergraduate degree from Hendrix College before completing her medical training – including a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School in Houston. She is board-certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and General Pediatrics and also speaks Spanish.

“As a Pediatric GI specialist, I am able to provide treatment and relief for children and families struggling with some very difficult conditions,” said Dr. Glaser. “I truly value that connection with my patients and the community I serve, and I cannot wait to get to work for the people of Northeast Texas.”

Dr. Glaser is seeing patients at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances HealthPark - Herrington-Ornelas, located at 3593 E. Grande Blvd., Tyler, TX 75707. For more information, please call CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances HealthPark - Herrington-Ornelas at 903.839.2585.