Markus Goldschmiedt, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases.

Dr. Goldschmiedt earned his medical degree at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, Peru. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at UT Southwestern and a fellowship in therapeutic endoscopy at the Wellesley Hospital in Toronto.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in gastroenterology, Dr. Goldschmiedt initially joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1991 and served as the Director of Parkland Memorial Hospital’s GI lab until 1996. He rejoined the UTSW faculty in 2019.

Dr. Goldschmiedt’s clinical focus is treating pancreatobiliary diseases, achalasia, and gastroparesis, as well as the removal of gastrointestinal neoplasias with endoscopic submucosal dissection.

He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the Texas Medical Association.

Personal Note

Outside of medicine, Dr. Goldschmiedt enjoys time with his wife, children, and grandchildren, and loves soccer and outdoor activities.


Medical School
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru (1982)
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (1987), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1990), Gastroenterology
Wellesley Hospital (1991), Therapeutic Endoscopy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Food coloring and monosodium glutamate: effects on the cephalic phase of gastric acid secretion and gastrin release in humans.
Goldschmiedt M, Redfern JS, Feldman M, Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1990 May 51 5 794-7
Postbulbar duodenal ulcer in a patient with pentagastrin-fast achlorhydria.
Goldschmiedt M, Peterson WL, Vuitch F, Feldman M, Gastroenterology 1989 Sep 97 3 771-4
Esophageal achalasia secondary to mesothelioma.
Goldschmiedt M, Peterson WL, Spielberger R, Lee EL, Kurtz SF, Feldman M, Dig. Dis. Sci. 1989 Aug 34 8 1285-9
Measurement of degraded fecal hemoglobin-heme to estimate gastrointestinal site of occult bleeding. Appraisal of its clinical utility.
Goldschmiedt M, Ahlquist DA, Wieand HS, McGill DB, Taylor WF, Ellefson RD, Dig. Dis. Sci. 1988 May 33 5 605-8


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Laser Therapy: Role in Biliary Tract Disease. In Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, 2nd Ed.

Goldschmiedt M (1994). New York, Raven Press

Tumors and Diseases of the Pancreas. In Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 6th Ed.

Goldschmiedt M, Gutta K (1998). Philadelphia, PA, W.B. Saunders Co.

Honors & Awards

  • Endoscopic Research Award
    UT Southwestern (1992)
  • Glaxo Gastroenterology Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (1992)
  • Annual Research Award in Clinical Gastroenterology
    The American College (1989)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Gastroenterology (1987)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (1987)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (1992)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (1987)
  • Texas Medical Association (1987)