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Dr. Bianca Afonso, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female

Dr. Afonso

Dr. Bianca Afonso, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from U Federal Fluminense, Niteroi in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(520) 626-5952

Dr. Afonso accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Afonso's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afonso treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Afonso treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afonso treats Hemorrhoids more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Afonso treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afonso treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Afonso treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Afonso's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bianca Afonso, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from U Federal Fluminense, Niteroi in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2008
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Residency Hospital
2006
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Internship Hospital
2002
U Federal Fluminense, Niteroi
Medical School
2008
2006
2002

Awards

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4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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I absolutely loved my experience with her.:) As much as you can enjoy gastro appts lol. She was very insightful, knowledgeable and had wonderful bedside manners. She actually took an hour to talk to my wife and I about what we were gonna do to figure out my condition, and get me better. She didn't...Read More
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