Dr. Eduardo Alcocer, MD

Dr. Eduardo Alcocer, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 54 years old

Dr. Alcocer earned his medical degree at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1984 and completed his internship and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas at Houston in 1992. After three years of practice as an internist, he entered Baylor College of Medicine where he obtained his general Gastroenterology and Hepatology training. Subsequently, Dr. Alcocer received his Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship training at the Gastroenterology Consultants in Milwaukee. He has acquired skills in diagnostic/therapeutic ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound. He is a board certified gastroenterologist who treats all digestive disorders, with a special interest in pancreatic and biliary diseases. In the area of Endoscopic Ultrasound, Dr. Alcocer has been involved in the diagnosis and staging of esophageal, rectal, and pancreatic cancer and sub mucosal tumors. He is skilled in taking biopsies of mediastinal, gastric and pancreatic masses and can perform EUS guided celiac plexus neurolysis. Dr. Alcocer is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society, the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, Houston Gastroenterology Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Alcocer has practiced in the Austin area since 1998.Read more

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Dr. Alcocer earned his medical degree at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1984 and completed his internship and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas at Houston in 1992. After three years of practice as an internist, he entered Baylor College of Medicine where he obtained his general Gastroenterology and Hepatology training. Subsequently, Dr. Alcocer received his Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship training at the Gastroenterology Consultants in Milwaukee. He has acquired skills in diagnostic/therapeutic ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound. He is a board certified gastroenterologist who treats all digestive disorders, with a special interest in pancreatic and biliary diseases. In the area of Endoscopic Ultrasound, Dr. Alcocer has been involved in the diagnosis and staging of esophageal, rectal, and pancreatic cancer and sub mucosal tumors. He is skilled in taking biopsies of mediastinal, gastric and pancreatic masses and can perform EUS guided celiac plexus neurolysis. Dr. Alcocer is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society, the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, Houston Gastroenterology Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Alcocer has practiced in the Austin area since 1998.Read more

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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Austin, TX |
It is not often that you get to shake the hand of the person that saved your mother's life! My mother had been in the hospital for ten days with serious GI problems, her weight had dropped from 107 to 90 pounds, and several doctors had been unable to help her. Then Dr. Alcocer was consulted - within 24 hours my mother was rapidly improving and very quickly she was back to normal! Dr. Alcocer is brilliant, methodical, modest and fundamentally decent, despite the fact that he is a genius!
Austin, TX |
Found him to be uncaring and brusque. I was very sick, had lost a quarter of my body weight and he couldn't schedule any diagnostic tests for 6 weeks out. He was only in the room for about 3 minutes, still charged me the full fee. Could barely walk and only one office staffmember cared enough to try and help me walk back to the exam room. Too many patients? Dunno, won't go back.
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Alcocer was very kind and listened to everything I had to say. He took his time with me and answered all of my questions. I highly recommend him.
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med
    University Tx Med School At Houston
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Alcocer's Care Philosophy

Dr. Alcocer earned his medical degree at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1984 and completed his internship and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas at Houston in 1992. After three years of practice as an internist, he entered Baylor College of Medicine where he obtained his general Gastroenterology and Hepatology training. Subsequently, Dr. Alcocer received his Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship training at the Gastroenterology Consultants in Milwaukee. He has acquired skills in diagnostic/therapeutic ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound. He is a board certified gastroenterologist who treats all digestive disorders, with a special interest in pancreatic and biliary diseases. In the area of Endoscopic Ultrasound, Dr. Alcocer has been involved in the diagnosis and staging of esophageal, rectal, and pancreatic cancer and sub mucosal tumors. He is skilled in taking biopsies of mediastinal, gastric and pancreatic masses and can perform EUS guided celiac plexus neurolysis. Dr. Alcocer is a member of the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Travis County Medical Society, the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, Houston Gastroenterology Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Alcocer has practiced in the Austin area since 1998.