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IF YOU ARE A NEW PATIENT, PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY TO COMPLETE NEW PATIENT PAPERWORK. IF YOU ARE SCHEDULED FOR A PROCEDURE, YOUR ARRIVAL TIME IS 1.5 HOURS PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT TIME.
Dr. James Maher is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist in Katy Texas. Dr Maher attended the University of Michigan. Seeking warmer climate, he then attended the Medical College of Virginia, and graduated in the accelerated program. Having gone to school in California, he returned and did Internal Medicine residency at the University of California-Irvine. The following year, he completed a one year Fellowship in Hepatology at the University of Southern California. This was followed by a two year Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California-Irvine.
Then Dr Maher moved to the New Orleans area, and was in private practice for twenty five years until Katrina hit. Now Dr. Maher lives with his wife and three children in Katy, and appreciates the excellent educational system and cultural advantages of the Katy area.
Dr Maher is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He vigorously participates in continuing medical education and board recertification. Dr. Maher’s interest include colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, biliary tract disease and endoscopy. He is a member of the American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy.
Dr Maher believes that patient education is one of his most important jobs, and believes that open and through discussion of all treatment options is imperative. This ensures that patients receive the high quality care that they deserve.
Verified Patient Reviews
All paperwork done on line before my visit. Just walked in, signed register and within 30 seconds was providing my IDs for verification. Less than two minutes later I was in the exam room. Dr. Maher and staff were very professional and left you feeling confident in their diagnosis/procedures they were going to perform.
Knowledgeable and informative. Took time to ask if I had any questions. Also took the time to have his staff look up a treatment for me. He ushered me to his office instead of the waiting room to wait for the print out. This was a big plus for me to have a Dr treat me more than just another office visit.
He was thorough and listened to me. When finished, he thanked me for coming to see him! Never had a doc do that before!
Visits are always good. Dr. Maher has a very relaxed listening style. I appreciate that he does not rush through the exam. He always makes sure I understand his diagnosis and treatment plan, and encourages me to follow-up if I have any questions.
I arrived 45 minutes early for my appointment and did not feel like I had to wait long as I had some paperwork to fill out.
Very professions and on time.
Dr Maher was one of the best doctors I've seen in quite some time. His manner and attitude were very friendly. He had some difficult things to talk to me about, but made it very comfortable.
No problem. Great doctor. Scheduled procedure as soon as we wanted it. Our choice of hospitals.
I hadn't been to Dr Maher's office for about 2 years but I was taken into hospital by the ER and the next day he appeared at my bedside with a treatment plan. He listens, he thinks, then makes suggestions and explains everything. I had trouble with my medication and he is happy to try new things and makes changes as well as trying to save me money!!
I've recommended him to all my friends even as he was recommended to me by my friend...
I think he was very efficient, tried a different approach to find the cause of my illness, straight to the point.
It went very well. He and his staff were very nice and attentive.
I think it was absolutely rediculous around how many times I had been seeing him in the office and he diagnosed me for gastritis but doesn't want to treat me. Or take his time doing it. If you want to waste your money and don't want a cure or treatment. DO NOT come to see dr maher.
The office staff was very friendly and made me feel welcome. Dr. Maher was very friendly, explained everything so I could understand it. I did not feel rushed and he took the time to answer all my questions. Great bedside manner.
The doctor was excellent. The business manager was very rude.
I will never go back!!
He was nice
He was very cold and uncaring in his attitude toward my father. My mother is 81 yrs old and has cirhosis of the liver and kidney problems. He basically just looked at my father and asked him what exactly does he expect or want. My dad told him well I want her to get well. He said sorry, I can't help her. He basically just acted like, just give up on her. We are happy to say, she is receiving exellent care in the Methodist Hospital downtown Houston. Now there are a bunch of professionals that care about people that are determined to get her well. Dr. Maher, a total waste of time and money!
Office staff was very professional and helpful. Dr. Maher was very pleasant and thorough. He answered all of my questions and made me feel very comfortable.
I had the shortest wait ever at a doctor's office. Dr. Maher is very nice and professional. I highly recommend him to everyone.
Very professional, answered all my questions.
Very nice, explained things on a level that I could understamd.
He was very thorough and kind. He really listened and also gave me good explanations. I didn't feel rushed at all. I will definitely continue to see Dr. Maher for any GI issues.
Dr Maher and the entire staff were very helpful and friendly. The office site is very pleasant and welcoming.
He is a very nice docotor. Gives you the facts as they are and focused on you.
Very personable. He was very patient and answered all my questions.
Dr Maher always takes the time to listen to my concerns and answers my questions completely. I highly recommend him.
Dr. Maher really listened to what I was saying and explained things in a way I could understand.
Overall a good experience.