Dr. Hector Allende, MD

Dr. Hector Allende, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
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Dr. Hector Allende, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.Read his story

621 Camden St Ste 202

San Antonio, TX 78215

Contact Information

(210) 253-3422

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Allende's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Allende "Born and raised in Argentina. Grew up in the region of Patagonia. Premed and medical school completed in Argentina. Post graduate education in the USA. Gastroenterology fellowships at the University of Rochester Medical School in New York and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Practicing in San Antonio, Texas since 1983. Cofounded a Gastroenterology group practice that grew to eight physicians and in early 2016 joined a multi city group with office locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Marcos, Buda, New Braunfels, Hondo, Jourdanton, San Antonio, and many other. Married to high school sweetheart, three grown up terrific sons. Likes to hike, fly fish, read and spend time with family and friend. Volunteers with youth organizations mostly instructing and teaching fly fishing."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Allende "compassionate, patient centered approach care with close adherence to evidence based clinical guidelines 

close communication with primary care provider makes for efficient and effective care delivery

a robust electronic medical record system increases safety and allows for close monitoring of services

CME at all levels of the enterprise and ongoing auditing and benchmarking are standard practice"

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • 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
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

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

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

  • Colegio Comercial De Neuquen/Neuquen/Argentina/
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • SUNY Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • St Clares Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Niadkd Nih
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allende has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allende's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allende to family and friends
3.1
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Allende's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Floresville, Tx |
My husband and I have been going to Dr Allende for about 10 years. He is good at explaining the procedures and also very personable( down to earth and easy to talk with! Great doctor!!!!
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Dr. Allende accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Allende has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
1310 McCullough Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Nix Medical Center
414 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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