Dr. Louis J Wilson is a native of Dallas, Texas, received his Doctor of Medicine from U.T. Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice in Wichita Falls for 22 years. Louis is the current president-elect for the Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy and has authored dozens of scientific posters and papers, many of which cover practice management subjects. Louis is very active the ACG. In 2016 and 2017 has was director of the ACG Practice Management Course and is the current Practice Management Committee Chairman. He was instrumental to the creation of the ACG Practice Management Toolbox and serves as its primary editor. He also serves on the National Affairs Committee and comes to Seattle directly from Washington DC where he participated in the annual congressional fly-in.
Louis is an inventor who holds two U.S. Patents including 21 unique claims on devices for the rapid assessment of airway obstruction. Throughout his career, Louis has had a passion for effective disaster relief and has acted as medical director or participant in numerous disaster-relief efforts including the 2001 Hurricane Mitch in Central America, the 2005 Tsunami in Eastern Sri Lanka, the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti and Hurricane Harvey in 2017. He was the 2018 recipient of the ACG Community Service Award.