Dr. Laura Alba, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Female • Age 47

2301 Holmes St Fl 5th
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Dr. Alba's Experience

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Dr. Alba's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Alba Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Luke's South Hospital
12300 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66213

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
GI Clinic
TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER INCORPORATED
2301 Holmes St Fl 5th
Kansas City, MO 64108
Saint Lukes GI Specialists
Saint Lukes GI Specialists
12330 Metcalf Ave Ste 260
Overland Park, KS 66213
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    Dr. Alba's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Transplant Hepatology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Transplant Hepatology
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Liver Biopsy
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Alba

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Autonoma De San Luis Potosi, Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Umkc School Med St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 2002
    Umkc Truman Mc
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alba & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Alba's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

    • Saint Luke's South Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    • 1 review

    5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Leawood, KS |

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Alba accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

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    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    GI Clinic
    TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER INCORPORATED
    2301 Holmes St Fl 5th
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    (816) 404-1000 (Office)
    (816) 556-3913 (Fax)
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    Saint Lukes GI Specialists
    12330 Metcalf Ave Ste 260
    Overland Park, KS 66213
    (913) 491-9100 (Office)
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