An export in therapeutic endoscopy with a primary focus in pancreatic-biliary pathology,
gastrointestinal tumors and endoscopic ultrasound, Dr. Isaac Raijman serves in numerous concurrent roles, including as an associate professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston since 2002, the Baylor College of Medicine since 2005 and the University of Houston since 2005. Likewise, he has also been the director of therapeutic endoscopy at the University of Texas since 2002. A diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Gastroenterology, Dr. Raijman previously served the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in myriad roles, such as assistant professor of medicine from 1993 to 1997, director of therapeutic endoscopy from 1993 to 1997, assistant professor of the MD Anderson Cancer Center from 1993 to 2000 and director of the annual therapeutic endoscopy course from 1995 to 1997.
Alongside his educational endeavors, Dr. Raijman is also a member of a large practice group titled Texas Digestive Disease Consultants and has served as chair of the gastrointestinal subcommittee on endoscopic credentialing and quality assurance at Hermann Hospital in Houston. Furthermore, he was co-chief of the Department of Gastroenterology at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston.
Demonstrating versatility in his field, Dr. Raijman has written numerous articles and reviews in professional journals, and he is the author of two books, “Pancreas” and “Bockus Textbook of Gastroenterology,” both published in 1993. During his career in medicine, Dr. Raijman has learned the value of understanding the importance of preventive medicine, nutritional intervention and the patient’s family history, which have all contributed to his expertise in his profession. Likewise, he has learned to understand and utilize the fast evolution of endoscopic interventions, devices and techniques for the betterment of patients while also dedicating his time to talking to patients and understanding their needs as a whole.
Dr. Raijman finds the medical profession to be most rewarding, particularly the gratitude he receives from patients and their families for aiding in their health. He also finds traveling the world, teaching and performing procedures to be extremely gratifying, as he enjoys the opportunities to share his breadth of knowledge with colleagues and patients. He notes that nothing matches the smile and handshake from patients, family members and colleagues in appreciation of his efforts.
In recognition of his successes, Dr. Raijman was named one of the Best Doctors in Houston and among Best Doctors in America. He has also been highlighted in several prominent Who’s Who publications over the years.
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