Hendrikus Vanderveldt, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Digestive and Liver Diseases
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastrointestinal Interventional Endoscopy


Dr. Vanderveldt is an Advanced Therapeutic Gastroenterologist specializing in Pancreatobiliary disease. He did his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Miami. Following this he completed additional training in advanced therapeutic procedures at the State University of New York Downstate under the mentorship of Frank Gress, MD. Prior to coming to UT Southwestern, Dr. Vanderveldt has been on faculty at institutions such as; The University of Miami, the State University of New York Downstate, Texas Tech University El Paso, and The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. He brings to UT Southwestern a strong background in advanced therapeutics for gastrointestinal disease including the use of novel resection techniques for early GI cancers. Outside of the University, Dr. Vanderveldt is a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force Reserve and has been deployed to Afghanistan.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn (2012-2013), Gastroenterology Advanced Endoscopy
  • Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital (2002-2005), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital (2005-2008), Gastroenterology
  • Medical School - East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine (1998-2002)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2015), Member
Honors & Awards
  • Professionalism in Medicine Award 2005, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Distinguished Graduate 2009, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Aerospace Medicine Primary Course
  • Student Inpatient Teaching Award 2004-2005, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program
Books & Publications
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Early GI Mucosal Cancer
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Biliary Disease

Clinical Focus

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastrointestinal Interventional Endoscopy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Advanced Endoscopy

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