Dr. Cristian Alba, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 73
  
Dr. Alba
Accepting new patients
295 Stoner Ave Ste 204 Westminster, MD 21157

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(410) 876-8332

Dr. Cristian Alba, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Westminster, MD and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alba has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Anal & Rectal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities Carroll Hospital Center and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alba to book an appointment.


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Dr. Alba accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
National Elevator
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Practice Areas

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heartburn
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Heartburn more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Esophageal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Esophageal Diseases more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Dysphagia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Dysphagia more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 76% of their peers

Anal & Rectal Disorders

Compare with other Anal & Rectal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Hemorrhoids more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 70% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Stomach Diseases more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alba treats Abdominal Disorders more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Alba treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

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Dr. Alba's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • 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
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Alba's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alba

3.4

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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  • Office environment (5)
  • Staff friendliness (5)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (5)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Cristian Alba, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Westminster, MD and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alba has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Anal & Rectal Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Disorders than ...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Maryland Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
Ny Hospital Med Center Of Queens
Residency Hospital
1983
Maryland General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Booth Meml Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1975
Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Practice

295 Stoner Ave Ste 204 Westminster, MD 21157
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Carroll Hospital Center

Westminster, MD

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average