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​​​​​​​​​​​Themistocles Dassopoulos, MD

Medical School 
Brown University, Providence, RI 

Beth Israel Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America 

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Themistocles Dassopoulos, MD is the Medical Director of the Baylor Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). He earned his medical degree at Brown University before completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Dassopoulos was fellowship trained in Gastroenterology at the University of Chicago. Prior to joining Baylor, Dr. Dassopoulos served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and as an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Section of Inflammatory Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Dassopoulos is a nationally recognized expert in IBD: Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, microscopic colitis, and pouchitis. The mission of the Baylor IBD center is to provide state-of-the-art, patient-centered care to patients with these lifelong and sometimes debilitating diseases. Disease management entails a treatment plan for inducing and maintaining remission, a focus on patient function and quality of life, monitoring, and prevention of disease and treatment complications, support for the patient in his/her role as self-manager and care coordinated with the patient’s primary provider and other specialists.

Dr. Dassopoulos Baylor Scott and White Health Profile ​​

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