About Texarkana Gastroenterology Consultants

Our History

Since 1994, Texarkana Gastroenterology Consultants, PA has provided exceptional care and sensitivity in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and colon. Dr. Stanley Knowles, one of the founding partners, was joined in 1999 by Dr. John Cozart, in 2002 by Dr. Laura Balmain, and in 2011 by Dr. James Boehmke, Dr. Brian J. So joined the practice in July 2014, and Dr. Stephen Steele joined the group in July 2017. Our group, currently consisting of five physicians and two mid-level providers, has been dedicated to the gastroenterology care needs of the Four States area since the beginning, and continues that tradition today.

In July 2006 Texarkana Gastroenterology Consultants, PA, moved from a small office into its new 15,000 square foot facility, which includes clinic space, a new pathology lab and a licensed 7,500 square foot state-of-the art endoscopy center.

The Endoscopy Center of Texarkana is licensed by the state of Texas, certified as a Medicare provider, and performs thousands of procedures each year. The Center offers a spacious reception area for patients and family and our three state of the art procedure rooms allow your doctor to perform procedures in the most comfortable and efficient manner. Choosing Texarkana Gastroenterology Consultants and The Endoscopy Center of Texarkana means choosing less paperwork, and a setting significantly less expensive than a hospital, while still maintaining a quality, safe and convenient experience.

The Endoscopy Center of Texarkana

At Texarkana Gastroenterology Consultants, all physicians are board certified gastroenterologists, uniquely qualified to deliver services that support the full spectrum of an individual’s digestive care. As one the largest providers of gastroenterology services in the four states area, you may call them directly for a prompt appointment. You deserved the best trained physicians with the most modern equipment and facilities.

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What Makes Us Different

  • We are the largest GI group in the area
  • We are the most comprehensive GI group for diagnostic testing available in the area. We offer more services here that are not offered elsewhere.
  • In Office Endoscopy Center - Procedures can be scheduled in the comfort of our own endoscopy center, instead of the hospital, with our team of nurse anesthetists. The pathology lab is also provided in house.
  • Short wait times for appointment and procedures, we can usually have a patient seen in the office oftentimes within a week or two.
  • Involved in community education, participating in lectures and talks to our providers and nurses in the area. We have been involved in community healthcare initiatives regarding preventative cancer programs.

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