Dr. Robert Davis was born in Joliet, Illinois. Within his first year, his family moved to Richland, Washington. At the age of 8 his family moved to Aiken, South Carolina. After high school in Aiken, Dr. Davis attended Duke University on an athletic scholarship, completing his pre-med requirements with a major in chemistry with a minor in English. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his Internal Medicine training at the Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Davis volunteered for the air force during the Vietnam conflict and as a Medical Officer was assigned to duty in the Tactical Air Command Base at Bergstrom Air Force Base outside of Austin, Texas. Following that duty and finding Texas a welcoming and challenging environment, he accepted a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in the Medical Center in Houston.
After completion of the Fellowship, Dr. Davis has remained on the Baylor College of Medicine faculty, first as a full time Instructor, and after entering private practice, as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology. Since 1977, Dr. Davis has contributed his time at Ben Taub Hospital in the teaching of the Fellows in Gastroenterology at Baylor and since 1979 to the teaching of the Family Practice Residents in the program of Family Practice at Memorial Herman Southwest Hospital.
Dr. Davis has been certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Gastroenterology. Dr. Davis is a member of numerous medical societies, including the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society. Dr. Davis has served as President of the Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, the Texas Gulf coast Gastroenterology Society, and the Harris County Gastroenterological Association.
Dr. Davis is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and of the American College of Physicians. He is also a Fellow of the American Digestive Disease Association. He has been honored to be listed in THE BEST DOCTORS IN AMERICA: CENTRAL REGION 1996-1997; HOUSTON’S TOP DOCTORS 1998; THE BEST DOCTORS IN AMERICA: 1998; 2001-2013; and in CONSUMERS’ RESEARCH COUNCIL AMERICA’S TOP PHYSICIANS 2003, 2004-2005, 2006-2013.
Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ben Taub Hospital
Medical College of Georgia
Medical College of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Durham, North Carolina
Bergstrom Air Force Base
1111 Highway 6
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone: (281) 491 9779
Fax: (281) 491 3551