Dr. Rafael Amaro, MD

Dr. Rafael Amaro, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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51 y/o
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Dr. Rafael Amaro, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Cedar Park, TX. He is 51 years old.

Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

801 E Whitestone Blvd Ste 201

Cedar Park, TX 78613
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Amaro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amaro "I completed my fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Miami. I have practiced in Texas for more than a decade and have extensive experience treating all gastrointestinal and liver diseases. My areas of interest are GERD, colon cancer screening, biliary disorders and liver diseases. As a Gastroenterologist I believe in offering compassionate and comprehensive care to all of my patients."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • 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 Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breath Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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

  • Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia / Academic Program of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Jackson Meml Hosp-U Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Mem Hosp/jackson Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Meml Hosp-U Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amaro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Amaro does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Amaro and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. David's Georgetown Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Amaro is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Amaro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amaro to family and friends
4.3
based on 32 total reviews (13 with comments)
Dr. Amaro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (13)
in Austin, Texas |
Great office very helpful and friendly office. Would recommend Dr. Amaro and his office staff in a heartbeat.
in AUSTIN |
Dr. Amaro took the time to listen to me and came up with a good plan for me.
in Cedar Park, TX |
Dr. Amaro is professional and personable. He took time to listen to me and answer all my questions. I wish all doctors were like him. I feel assured he has my best interest at heart.
georgetown tx |
Dr Amaro is a wonderful doctor, seemed very concerned with my disease and willing to help me get back to a state of good health. I would highly recommend him.
in Round Rock, TX |
I would not hesitate to recommend Dr Amaro and TDDC. Dr. Amaro is a very personable doctor with lots of patience and understanding, especially with an elderly patient like me. when I first went to him with a very serious problem, he was very reassuring and did a miraculous job of healing. He never rushes you when you have concerns and listens very carefully and then explains very carefully what can be done.
in Cedar Park, TX |
We just love Dr. Amaro, we felt like during the consultation he was really listening to everything and loved the fact he was writing it down with a pen and paper. Yes he does go back and enter the data into the computer system but that just makes us feel he really care's because he is doing that extra step. Will recommend Dr. Amaro and Thank him so much for taking such good care of his patient.
in Liberty Hill, Tx |
Fantastic Dr! I highly recommend Dr. Amaro. He not only provides excellent care, but truly cares about his patients.
Leander, TX |
felt very comfortable talking to Dr Amaro, listens to your problems very attentively, friendly staff.
in Austin, TX |
I enjoyed his service. Very thorough and explains everything in good detail.
in Austin, TX 78717 |
Dr. Amaro has been an incredible doctor who has helped me through some very difficult times in my life right now. He is VERY attentive and he shows a great interest in helping me arrive at a better place in my health care. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is suffering with Gastrointestinal issues. Thank you again, Dr. Amaro, for your professionalism and compassion. Jill L. Truair
in Leander, TX |
Most happy with my experiences at the office. Dr. Amaro is very caring and thorough. The medical staff was also pleasant making the office experience a positive one.
Cedar Park Texas |
I love dr. Amaro he's helped me so much and he got me really healthy. The only problem is if I call in after-hours to ask a question or have someone call me back everytime I press an option it says invalid entry that is my only complaint otherwise I really love him and his staff
Pflugerville, TX |
Dr. Amaro is a liar. I had a procedure done almost 2 years ago that he said he would re-code so that it would be billed as preventative. 2 years later and multiple dispute letters with the hospital and his office I am now fighting against a collection agency. I have tried to contact Dr. Amaro directly but he refuses to speak with me about what was said on the day of the procedure in front of other witnesses. Do not trust this man to handle your health!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Amaro accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Amaro has admitting privileges

St. David's Georgetown Hospital
2000 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX 78626
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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
1401 Medical Pkwy
Cedar Park, TX 78613
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Seton Medical Center Williamson
201 Seton Pkwy
Round Rock, TX 78665
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