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Amy S. Bortzfield, MD

Associate Professor/Clinical

Personal Statement:

Dr. Amy Bortzfield is committed to providing high-quality gastroenterology care to patients while educating our gastroenterology fellows in training. She is a full-time academic clinician- educator, with her efforts currently focused on providing care to veterans at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital. Her initial clinical efforts as a faculty member were conducted at University Health System and in the UT Health Physicians practice. In 2015, recognizing both a pressing need within the Gastroenterology Division’s educational programs and a unique service opportunity, my efforts transitioned to Audie Murphy VA Hospital. Dr. Bortzfield’s has a particular interest in the areas of quality in endoscopy, colorectal cancer screening, and small bowel enteroscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and other small bowel pathology.


Education

2010-2013: Gastroenterology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United States
2006-2010: Internal Medicine Residency/Internship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United States
2006: MD in Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX