Biography

Dr. Mayorga is originally from Nicaragua, but he moved to the United States at a very young age.  He grew up in New Orleans, where he went on to receive his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine (2003-2007).   After medical school, he moved to Chicago where he completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center (2007-2010).  From there he traveled back south to Dallas where he received his gastroenterology fellowship training in the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases at UT Southwestern (2010-2013).  During his second and third year of training, he served as Chief Fellow for the fellowship program.  

Dr. Mayorga is committed to general gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as housestaff education. In addition, he has a strong interest in using medical informatics to improve patient quality of care.  He also serves as the Clinical Chief of Digestive and Liver Diseases at Parkland Memorial Hospital.

In his spare time, Dr. Mayorga enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife.  In addition, he enjoys playing with their two Boston Terriers.

Research Interest

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • General Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Medical Informatics
  • Quality Improvement

Honors & Awards

  • Clinical Research Award
    UT Southwestern Gastroenterology Fellowship Program (2013)
  • Chief Fellow
    UT Southwestern Gastroenterology Fellowship Program (2011-2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2013)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (2013)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (2013)