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Dr. Alexander Bernal, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Bernal

Dr. Alexander Bernal, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.


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(402) 397-7057

Dr. Bernal accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Bernal's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernal treats Abdominal Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bernal treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernal treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bernal treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernal treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bernal treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bernal's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Acute Diarrhea
  • Acute Gastritis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Stricture
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Infectious Diarrhea
  • Chronic Steatorrheal Diarrhea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile Colitis
  • Colitis
  • Colitis-Like Hematochezia
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • 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
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Thrombocytopenia
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Fatigue
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Frequent Heartburn
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gilbert's Syndrome
  • Heartburn
  • Hematemesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • IBS Associated With Giardiasis
  • Ileitis
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Infections
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inherited Conditions
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Jaundice
  • Kidney Damage - Aspirin
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipoproteine Lipase Deficiency
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malabsorption and Malnutrition
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Mucositis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neutropenia
  • Nocturnal Heartburn
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Odynophagia
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peritonitis
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Pouchitis
  • Pseudomembranous Colitis
  • Pseudoobstruction Idiopathic Intestinal
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sepsis
  • Severe Constipation
  • Severe Heartburn
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Stenting
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Varices
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Loss
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

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 t...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2004
University Of Ne Mc
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Of Ne Mc
Residency Hospital
2001
University Of Nebraska Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1992
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School
2004
2001
2001
1998
1992

Awards

Dr. Bernal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bernal

4.1

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
(12)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
10.526315789473685%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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Dr. Bernal is very friendly . One thing I didn't like after the procedure is that he was gone when I woke up, I didn't get to talk to him or ask him questions. I was directed to contact the office and speak with his nurse. Unlike Dr. Bernal, she is very condescending and rude, I had a list of...Read More
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I like Dr. Bernal but his nurse that takes care of his scheduling is unfriendly, speaks as though she would rather you go elsewhere, does not return calls---even though I've been a patient before and gave my phone number 2 times she says they don't know how to reach me??? Due to these issues, and...Read More
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He's been my main doctor for several years now and out of every doctor I've been with, he's done the most and the best. He's always on top of things and helps out more than I expected, and special regards to the nurse Jenna.
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