Dr. Eduardo Alcocer, MD

Dr. Eduardo Alcocer, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Eduardo Alcocer, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

Austin Gastroenterology

1111 W 34th St Ste 200

Austin, TX 78705
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alcocer "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."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Alcocer does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • 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
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

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

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 Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alcocer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Alcocer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. David's Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Alcocer is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Alcocer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alcocer to family and friends
3.9
based on 39 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Alcocer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

in Austin |
Dr Alcocer and his team were caring and professional throughout my assessment and procedure.
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Very good experience on first visit. Dr. Alcocer was a good listener and answered my questions well.
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Dr. Alcocer is a good listener and makes sure the patient is completely informed. His team were knowledgeable, professional and thorough.
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Dr. Alcocer is very warm and makes the experience as pleasant as possible. Highly recommend.
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THe stag is nice,the doctor explain the whole process and the staff was assuring that I had everything clear.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alcocer accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alcocer has admitting privileges

St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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