Dr. Hector Allende, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 72
  
Dr. Allende
Accepting new patients

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

621 Camden St Ste 202 San Antonio, TX 78215

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(210) 253-3422

Dr. Hector Allende, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Allende has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Medical Center and Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Allende to book an appointment.


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(210) 253-3422

Dr. Allende accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
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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 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dysphagia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allende treats Dysphagia more than 80% of their peers

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

Esophageal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allende treats Esophageal Diseases more than 69% of their peers

Dr. Allende treats this condition more than 69% of their peers

Reflux Esophagitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allende treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Allende treats this condition more than 68% 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 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastroparesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allende treats Gastroparesis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Allende treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allende treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Allende treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allende treats Abdominal Disorders more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Allende treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Allende's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • 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
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • 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 Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Allende's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Allende

4.1

Based on 16 ratings

5 Stars
75%
(12)
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Listened & answered questions (11)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (11)
  • Appointment scheduling (10)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (5)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (5)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (5)
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Everyone was nice and courteous! They explain everything to you! The Dr. Was so nice worked in a professional way talks to you to you to understand the procedures they doing to you and everything they going to do to you! Very clean surroundings!
What went well
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Nov 01, 2019
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Dr Allende takes the time to listen to you as well to give you his recommendation for whatever condition you might have. I would recommend Dr Allende without any reservation.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Aug 10, 2019
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Excellent Gastroenterology Doctor!!
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Eduardo Barbera – Jul 20, 2019
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Dr. Allende was informative, professional and took time to clarify any questions about planned procedures. Very caring, professional and high caliber medical care with excellent support staff. Puts patients at ease and addresses any concerns patients might have. Highly recommend.
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May 30, 2019
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Dr. Allende is very attentive to your needs and concerns. The follow-up was with Dr. Allende and not a nurse practitioner. any questions I had he answered. He told me what to worry about, I told him I felt better after the procedure. He is a great doctor.
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San Antonio, TX – Jan 27, 2019
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Dr Allende and his entire staff made my visit easy and comfortable, every one was professional and attentive. I would highly recommend this office.
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George Prado in San Antonio – Jan 25, 2019
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My husband and I are retired RN's and have not only worked with Dr. Allende but are also patients. He is a very skilled doctor and very easy to talk with. His staff and office personnel are also great. Linda Bitter RN Oct. 2018
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Oct 07, 2018
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I love Dr. Allende, he is terrific. I highly recommend him to any person that is having issues. The BEST doctor around, and his nurse as well Allena. Cindy Short
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Cindy Short in Karnes City, Texas – Feb 01, 2018
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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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compassionate, patient centered approach care with close adherence to evidence based clinical guidelines 

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Education

1982
NIADKD NIH
Fellowship Hospital
1981
U Rochester
Residency Hospital
1976
SUNY Stony Brook
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Locations

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

TDDC San Antonio621 Camden St Ste 202 San Antonio, TX 78215
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Nix Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

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

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)