Dr. Joel Pena Jr, MD

Dr. Joel Pena Jr, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Joel Pena Jr, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1995 and specializes in internal medicine.

1207 Brooklyn Ave

San Antonio, TX 78212

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Pena Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cold Sore
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fibromyalgia
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joel Pena Jr, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1995 and specializes in internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Tex Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
University Tex Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
1995
Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
Medical School
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Pena Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pena Jr

3.4

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
36.111111111111114%
(13)

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Very thoughtful and thorough my daughter was seen by several doctors for 2yrs (2pedi endocrinologist and 1family doctor ) And not get a diagnosis . I was getting desperate and worried seeing my daughters symptoms worsen (weight gain, mood swings, always tired, always hungry, sleepy, hot flashes)...Read More
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Not a good bedside manner to say the least! He has attitude and rude most visits. Then wants to consistently point out all your faults without encouragement nor a happy delightfully tone. I would highly recommend to find a different doctor. Wouldn't be surprised if he retires soon. I don't think...Read More
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Dr Pena was my internist while I was undergoing chemo. As they started a new drug (which occasionally caused heart failure) after only one treatment I started having shortness of breath. He insisted it was because I smoked 10 years ago. It got worse and he was adamant and refused to test further....Read More
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Dr. Pena is a very experienced doctor and has a tendency to know exactly what is wrong with me. Although he does talk alot, I am happy to name him my PCP, because the longevity we have. He strives for the best and has integrity like no other. He is a man of god, but also a realist, very...Read More
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Dr.pena is great he will tell you like it is he actually works to get you better it's up to the patient to follow up with the things he tells you to do great doctor I highly recommend him
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Locations

Cristo Rey Clinic

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: 10:30am - 3:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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