Dr. Roy DaVee received a microbiology degree at Kansas State University then earned his medical degree from The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. After receiving his medical degree, he completed his internship and residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in Calif. His medical training continued at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn., where he simultaneously completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI). He then completed an advanced fellowship in endoscopy at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
Dr. DaVee’s interests include the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancers and disorders of the digestive system. To provide high quality care, he combines the use of state-of-the art technology with a patient-centered approach. He takes time to explain, in detail, a patient’s procedure and the process he employs to ensure the best outcome for the patient. He works with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the safety of every procedure and incorporates the use of checklists and drills to ensure rapid turnaround with minimal sedation.
Dr. DaVee speaks fluent Spanish. He enjoys spending time with his family and stays in shape through baseball, football, soccer, racquetball, hiking and mutton busting.