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Deepak Agrawal, M.D., MPH

UT Health Austin Care Team Member

Harvard School of Public Health

MBA, Health Care
The University of Texas at Dallas


Residency, Internal Medicine
Case Western Reserve University

Fellowship, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Brown University

Advanced Endoscopy
Case Western Reserve University


Deepak Agrawal, M.D., MPH, is an associate professor and the inaugural chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Internal Medicine at Dell Medical School. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Digestive Health, a clinical partnership between Dell Med and Ascension Seton. He specializes in pancreas and biliary diseases, advance endoscopy and prevention and treatment of gastroenterology cancers. Before joining Dell Med, Agrawal was an associate professor at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Agrawal has a particular interest in improving health outcomes and decreasing costs of care. He has published extensively in this area and is the co-director of the Bridges to Better Care program, a multidisciplinary effort at Dell Med to research, promote and implement high-value care models of care. He is passionate about teaching, especially around practicing evidence-based medicine and being responsible stewards of health care resources. He serves on the review boards of several medical journals and on gastroenterology national committees. He is a fellow of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American College of Gastroenterology.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterology Association
Awards & Honors
  • Excellence in Clinical Practice Writer’s Award
    Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates
  • Seldin Award for Research in Quality of Care & Education
    Parkland Hospital
  • Bilhartz Fellowship Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern
  • J. Dimase Research Award
    Division of Gastroenterology, Brown University
  • Best Resident Research Award
    Case Western Reserve University