Dr. Alfredo Chavez, MD

Dr. Alfredo Chavez, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Alfredo Chavez, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Gastroenterology Specialists of El Paso

1600 N Oregon St Ste 1A

El Paso, TX 79902
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chavez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vomiting Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chavez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chavez "Dr. Alfredo Chavez is a board certified Gastroenterologist and is a Diplomat of the Subspecialty Board of Gastroenterology, a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He completed fellowship in Gastroenterology at Texas A&M University and trained at Scott &White Hospital in Temple, Texas. Throughout his 14 years of experience he upholds a firm commitment to providing state of the art, individualized, ethical and compassionate care. He treats the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver diseases including gastrointestinal bleeding, biliary tract disease, inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcer disease, GI motility disorders, pancreatic disease, cancers, and benign neoplasms throughout the gastrointestinal and biliary tract. Some of the procedures he performs include colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, motility studies, capsule endoscopy, and esophageal pH studies. Dr. Chavez is passionate about patient care and strives to provide high quality, efficient and empathetic care to all his patients."
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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

81  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Ciudad Juarez
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Barnabas Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Tex Tech Health Science Center Thomason Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Tex A&m College Med Scott And White Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chavez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chavez's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chavez to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Chavez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was supposed to have a procedure done by Dr. Chavez at Providence Hospital and showed up with orders on the date shown on orders. I took two days off from work and took nasty prep medicine and at nothing for the whole day. Providence told me I was not scheduled until the following month and that...more
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I was referred to this doctor after being in the ER and only saw his PA which didn't listen to my concerns and all she said was that she had patients younger than me with cancer and for that reason they needed to do and endoscopy and colonoscopy. I left very concern I think that she should reserve...more
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Extremely rush, kept cutting me off, would not listen to what I was saying, just typed into a computer, did no physical exam, waited weeks for this appt, in meantime had to visit ER, staff will not get you in immediately, even if you say I'm calling from the ER. I was absolutely stunned. The...more
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Except for the actual procedures I have had, I have yet to have an appointment with Dr Chavez. I always see the PA. The PA's are helpful, and knowledgeable. I cannot leave messages because their mail box is always full. Since I did not get a confirmation call regarding my appointment, I tried to...more
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