Dr. Hector D. Allende, MD

Dr. Hector D. Allende, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 68 years old

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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 practiceRead more

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Born and raised in Argentina. Grew up in the region of Patagonia. Premed and medical school completed in Argentina. Post...Read more

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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 says...

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.

Dr. Allende's Care Philosophy

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

Dr. Allende's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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 Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Stony Brook

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    St Clares Med Ctr

    Completed in 1979

    U Rochester

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Niadkd Nih

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    Colegio Comercial De Neuquen/Neuquen/Argentina/

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

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