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Dr. Fernando Urrutia, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.1 (14)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
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46 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Fernando Urrutia, MD

Dr. Fernando Urrutia, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist West Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Urrutia an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Urrutia works at Practice in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroptosis, Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Urrutia's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    6550 Fannin St Ste 1201, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 441-3372
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Anesthesia Company of Houston Pllc
    6560 Fannin St Ste 600, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 796-0500

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital

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Gastroptosis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

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Gastroptosis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Abdominal Pain
Esophagitis
Hemorrhoids
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Diarrhea
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Dysphagia
Enteritis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Celiac Disease
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Cyclical Vomiting
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Folate Deficiency Anemia
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pregnancy Hemorrhoids
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Spleen Cyst
Splenomegaly
Toxic Megacolon
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.1
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    About Dr. Fernando Urrutia, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1952336299
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Urrutia has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Urrutia has seen patients for Gastroptosis, Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Urrutia on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Urrutia. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Urrutia.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Urrutia, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Urrutia appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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