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Clinical Excellence

Digestive Health Center is committed to delivering personalized, state-of-the-art services and quality care to every patient. We believe that providing high-quality care is not only about the medical advice that we dispense, but more importantly about the relationships we have with our patients. We continue to strive to be a leader in innovative medical practices and are one of the first clinics in the area to offer online health services to our patients.

Caring Service

Our office provides a friendly and caring atmosphere. We treat each patient as an individual in a prompt and professional manner. We hope that your experience is a positive one. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any concerns or suggestions in how we can improve our service to you.

Steven A. Fein, M.D., FACG


Undergraduate:  B.S. University of Florida 
Medical School: M.D. University of Florida; 1976 
Internship & Residency: Baylor College of Medicine 
Fellowship: University of Texas Medical School; 1979-1981 

Professional Affiliations

Certified - American Board of Internal Medicine 
Certified Subspecialty - Gastroenterology 
Fellow - American College of Gastroenterology 
Diplomate - National Board of Medical Examiners 
Member - American Gastroenterology Association 
Member - American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 
Member - American Medical Association 
Member - Texas Medical Association 
Member - Texas Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 
Member - Harris County Medical Society                                                                   

Hospital Affiliations

HCA Bayshore Medical Center
Memorial Hermann Hospital Southeast
Doctors Outpatient Surgicenter
St. Luke's Patients Medical Center


Julie Erps, PA-C


Graduate:    University of Texas-Pan American, Bachelors of Science in PA Studies 1999-2002
Technology - Certificate of Completion 2002
Texas A & M University 1989-1991

Professional Affiliations

Licensure - Texas State Physician Assistants
Certified Physician Assistant
B.C.L.S. and A.C.L.S. Certification
Member - American Academy of Physician Assistants
Member - Gastrointestinal Physician Assistants



Medical Staff

The medical staff includes Physician, Physician Assistant, Clinical Manager, Infusion Nurse and Medical Assistants. The medical staff of the Digestive Health Center work as a team. Our Medical Assistants are highly proficient in taking medical history, outlining physician prescribed therapy and carefully explaining medical disorders, diseases, diets and medications to patients. They are often the first line of contact for patients and family. A Medical Assistant interviews the patient first, then the Physician or Physician Assistant evaluates the patient. Everyday, the Physician Assistant and Medical Assistants, meet to discuss medical problems, telephone calls and patient inquiries.

Office Staff

Our office staff includes Front Desk Coordinators, Insurance Specialists, Verification Specialist, Scheduler, Billing and a Financial Manager. They are all vital members of Digestive Health Center Team and assist in the delivery of the highest quality care in the field of Gastroenterology. We are proud of them and the work they do. Our facility and state-of-the-art equipment has been designed to help us provide our patients with comfort, safety and the best possible care available.

Our Research Staff

We have a dedicated research department whose team  members are required to receive additional training on the safe and ethical conduct of clinical research and certification in the protection of human subjects’ safety.  Our research coordinators work very closely with our study participants and physician/physician assistant to ensure each study is conducted in compliance with the study protocol and all local and federal mandates.

Infusion Staff

Our experienced infusion nurses at Fairmont Infusion Center work closely with Dr. Steven Fein in order to provide excellent coordination of care, controlled cost and aggressive monitoring of their medical treatment.  Our staff is trained and experienced in all aspects of IV infusion, including routine and emergency procedures.  We take pride in our  professional capability to serve your medical needs.

Practice Administrator

As Practice Administrator, Norma Dyess, directs and manages the overall operations of Digestive Health Center. She also handles the day-to-day management of all personnel, both clinical and clerical. Should you have any comments, questions or concerns about our practice, she would appreciate hearing from you. Please feel free to call her at 713-946-9513, extension 202.