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  • Orthopedic Surgery

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    your orthopedic condition.

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    Our team of cosmetic surgeons can make your dream a reality!

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  • Fertility Services

    Is a child in your future?
    Almater Hospital offers a wide
    variety of fertility treatments.

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  • Bariatric Surgery

    Effective, permanent weight loss is attainable and affordable
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  • Geriatric Services

    Our geriatric physicians are trained in meeting the varied healthcare
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Gastroenterologists at Almater Hospital specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon.

Among the areas of service offered in Gastroenterology are:

  • Anorectal function testing; evaluation of constipation and fecal incontinence
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Clinical nutrition with emphasis on malnutrition from gastrointestinal diseases
  • Diseases of the pancreas including acute and chronic pancreatitis, hereditary pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts, adult cystic fibrosis
  • Esophageal diseases and esophageal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (anus, colon, rectum, stomach)
  • Heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including radiofrequency treatments and anti-reflux surgery
  • Malabsorption and malnutrition
  • Testing for chronic constipation, including radionuclide gastric and intestinal transit studies, 24-hour pH monitoring, gastroduodenal motility, ambulatory motility recordings and provocative testing for noncardiac chest pain


Photo of Dr. Eduardo Alzua
Dr. Eduardo Alzua Specialty: Gastroenterology
Photo of Dr. Manuel Avendaño
Dr. Manuel Avendaño Specialty: Gastroenterology
Photo of Dr. Atay Maria Alicia Chee Bencomo
Dr. Atay Maria Alicia Chee Bencomo Specialty: Gastroenterology
Photo of Dr. Ricardo Flores Rendon
Dr. Ricardo Flores Rendon Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Gastroenterology