Dr. Ricardo Badillo earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from The University of Texas at El Paso and his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He went on to complete a three-year internal medicine residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Later, he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at Washington University in Saint Louis then received additional training in interventional endoscopy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
Dr. Badillo is trained in standard and advanced endoscopic procedures. He specializes in pancreatico-biliary disorders, placement of stents for therapy of gastrointestinal strictures and prevention, early diagnosis and surveillance of various disorders of the digestive system.
He is an active participant in medical trainee education and multiple gastroenterological societies and has been involved in various leadership roles during his medical education and training.
A native Texan, Dr. Badillo speaks fluent Spanish.