Atilla Ertan, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Various Microscopic Colitides, Biliary/Pancreatic Benign and Malignant Disorders, Barrett’s Esophagus with Dysplasia
- Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine
University of Ankara School of Medicine, 1963
University of Ankara School of Medicine, 1967
University of Pennsylvania, 1969
Dr. Atilla Ertan is a board certified Physician and Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He is also Medical Director of the Gastroenterology Center of Excellence and Digestive Disease Center at the Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Ertan has achieved national and international recognition as an outstanding clinical scientist, educator, researcher, and administrator in the field of gastroenterology. He has published over 160 articles in peer review journals, book chapters, books, and has received numerous awards and honors. He received the Medicine Science Award of 1992 by the Turkish Science and Technology Research Assembly, 1996 Best Gastroenterologist Award by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and the 2003 Distinguished Clinician Award by the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA). In October 2003; he received the Master in Gastroenterology Award from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the Fellow by AGA in 2007. He has been named to the Top Doctor’s in Houston and in the U.S. since 1995.
Dr. Ertan has been active in various national and international gastroenterology societies. For many years he served on the AGA’s Education Committee (1994-97), the International Liaison Committee (1999-03), the ACG’s International Relations Committee (Chair, International GI Training Subcommittee, 1994-98) and the Educational Affairs Committee (Chair 1999-01). He currently serves on the Editorial Boards of five different medical journals.