Dr. Alexander B. Bernal, MD

Dr. Alexander B. Bernal, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 46 years old

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Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates, PC, (MGI) is committed to providing high quality, cost conscious patient care to our patients utilizing a team approach. Our board certified gastroenterologists share a passion for gastroenterology and work as a team, providing care in clinics and hospitals across the metropolitan Omaha/Council Bluffs area, as well as many outlying towns in Nebraska and Iowa. Our physicians appreciate the trust that referring physicians have given us, and we strive to workRead more

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Dr. Bernal's Care Philosophy

Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates, PC, (MGI) is committed to providing high quality, cost conscious patient care to our patients utilizing a team approach. Our board certified gastroenterologists share a passion for gastroenterology and work as a team, providing care in clinics and hospitals across the metropolitan Omaha/Council Bluffs area, as well as many outlying towns in Nebraska and Iowa. Our physicians appreciate the trust that referring physicians have given us, and we strive to work

Dr. Bernal's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Acute Diarrhea
  • Acute Gastritis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Bile Duct Stricture
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Infectious Diarrhea
  • Chronic Steatorrheal Diarrhea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
  • Colitis
  • Colitis-Like Hematochezia
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Dieulafoy's Lesion
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Thrombocytopenia
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Fatigue
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Frequent Heartburn
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gilbert's Syndrome
  • Heartburn
  • Hematemesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • IBS Associated With Giardiasis
  • Ileitis
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Infections
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inherited Conditions
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Jaundice
  • Kidney Damage - Aspirin
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Lipoproteine Lipase Deficiency
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malabsorption and Malnutrition
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Mucositis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neutropenia
  • Nocturnal Heartburn
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Odynophagia
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Proctalgia
  • Pseudomembranous Colitis
  • Pseudoobstruction Idiopathic Intestinal
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Sepsis
  • Severe Constipation
  • Severe Heartburn
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Stomach Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Varices
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Loss
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Nebraska Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Ne Mc

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Ne Mc

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Biopsy
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Stenting
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy