$$ David Michael Troendle, MD Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken: English,


David Troendle, M.D., is a gastroenterologist at Children’s Health℠ who specializes in pediatric endoscopy and pediatric pancreatic disorders.  He is the Director of Pediatric Endoscopy and the Director of the Pediatric Pancreas Center. He is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Troendle earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern, where he later completed his pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology.

Dr. Troendle has clinical interests in advanced therapeutic endoscopy in children, including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound.

He’s received various awards for clinical research in pediatric endoscopy, including the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Endoscopy Prize on several occasions.

Dr. Troendle is currently studying technical and clinical outcomes in pediatric ERCP while evaluating training techniques to use in advanced therapeutic endoscopy for pediatric practitioners. He is also a participant in the INSPPIRE consortium, an NIH sponsored international collaborative dedicated to studying ways to better diagnose, evaluate and treat pediatric pancreatitis.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2007)


UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), Pediatrics


UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2014), Pediatric Gastroenterology

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Development of training methods in advanced endoscopy
  • Endoscopic outcomes in patients with recurrent and chronic pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound applications in pediatric populations
  • Post-ERCP pancreatitis and its prevention
  • Technical and clinical outcomes in pediatric ERCP

Selected Publications

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • ASGE (2013)
  • NASPHGAN Endoscopy and Procedures Committee (2013)
  • NASPHGAN ERCP Special Interest Group (2013)
  • INSPPIRE Consortium (2012)
  • TSGE (2012)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (2010)
  • National American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) (2010)
  • Texas Medical Board (2010)
  • Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas (2007)

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Cook Medical Travel Award - Indiana University ERCP Workshop (2014)
  • NASPGHAN Nutrition University Travel Grant Award (2014)
  • NASPGHAN Endoscopy Prize - Best abstract (2014)
  • Pediatric Senior Fellow Symposium Award - Best poster - UT Southwestern (2014)
  • W.W. Caruth Research Fellow's Award (2014)