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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Female • Age 47

2301 Holmes St
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 Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111

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Accepting new patients?

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GI Clinic
GI Clinic
2301 Holmes St
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
    • Transplant Hepatology
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Liver Biopsy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
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    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

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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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    • Yes.

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    • HealthPartners
    • Homestate Health Plan
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Thrivent Financial
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    Office Locations

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    GI Clinic
    2301 Holmes St
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    (816) 404-1000 (Office)
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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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