Christian Mayorga, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Digestive and Liver Diseases
  • Gastroenterology
  • Cancer Screening


Christian Mayorga, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Mayorga grew up in New Orleans, where he went on to receive his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine (2003-2007). After medical school, he moved to Chicago where he completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center (2007-2010). From there he traveled back south to Dallas where he received his gastroenterology fellowship training in the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases at UT Southwestern (2010-2013).  During his gastroenterology fellowship, he served as Chief Fellow for two years.  

Upon completing fellowship training, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2013. He currently serves as the Clinical Chief of Digestive and Liver Diseases as well as Senior Medical Director for Medicine Specialties at Parkland Health and Hospital System.

Dr. Mayorga is committed to general gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as housestaff education. In addition, he has a strong interest in using medical informatics to improve patient quality of care. In particular, he is interested in the use of telemedicine to improve access to specialty care in underserved patient populations.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010-2013), Gastroenterology
  • Residency - The University of Chicago (2007-2010), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Tulane University School of Medicine (2003-2007)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Gastroenterological Association (2013), Member
  • American College of Gastroenterology (2013), Member
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2013), Member
Honors & Awards
  • Chief Fellow 2011-2013, UT Southwestern Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
  • Clinical Research Award 2013, UT Southwestern Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Books & Publications
  • Telemedicine: Electronic consultation
  • Quality Improvement
  • Medical Informatics
  • General Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Clinical Focus

  • Gastroenterology
  • Cancer Screening

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