ABOUT DR. BRAVO'S PRACTICE
A native of Ecuador, Dr. Arturo A. Bravo brings to Northwest Houston his expertise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases - including liver transplant evaluation and post-transplant care.
At doctor Bravo's office every patient is our main priority. If you are suffering from any of these problems, we encourage you to take care of you health, start by contacting a physician.
With over a decade experience as a digestive disease specialist trained in the most advanced endoscopic techniques, Dr. Bravo treats a full range of digestive disorders. Dr. Bravo is a diplomat of the American Board of Gastroenterology, the American Board of Transplant Hepatology and the American Board of Internal Medicine, and an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University College of Medicine in the Department of Medicine.
Adenoma detection rate, or ADR, "is considered to be the most important quality indicator for a gastroenterologist and it calculates the percentage of time that at least one adenoma is detected during a colonoscopy In fact, for every 1% increase in ADR, colorectal cancer rates decrease by 3% and morbidity decreases by 5%.”
According to the GIQuIC medical specialty registry, doctor Bravo is the Gastroenterologist with the highest rate of detection of precancerous polyps (adenomas) in the Cypress/Houston area. Meaning that he has prevented more patients from developing cancer due to pre-cancerous polyps than any other doctor in the Northwest Houston area.
Dr. Bravo earned his medical degree at Central University of Ecuador School of Medicine. His postdoctoral training includes fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and at Henry Ford Hospital.
Dr. Bravo has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and authored a chapter on liver disease that is published on the on-line clinical information resource, UpToDate a widely used resource for physicians and patients alike.
Dr. Bravo is committed to treating his patients with the utmost professionalism, compassion, reliability, dependability and ethical principles. He is fluent in English and Spanish.