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Dr. Ralph Alhalel, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.7 (20)
Map Pin Small McAllen, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Ralph Alhalel, MD

Dr. Ralph Alhalel, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in McAllen, TX. Patients rated Dr. Alhalel an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Alhalel works at Rio Grande Gastroenterology Cns in McAllen, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Gastroparesis and Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Alhalel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Digestive Disease Specialists
    1200 E Ridge Rd Ste 5, McAllen, TX 78503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 992-8745
  2. 2
    Endoscopy Center At Medpoint
    1200 E Savannah Ave Ste 15, McAllen, TX 78503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 687-2673
  3. 3
    Office
    1200 E Ridge Rd Ste 5, McAllen, TX 78503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 661-9300

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Doctors Hospital At Renaissance
  • Rio Grande Regional Hospital
  • South Texas Health System Edinburg

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Gastroparesis
Constipation

Treatment frequency



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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Gastroparesis
Constipation
Cirrhosis
Ascites
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Gastritis
Nausea
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Abdominal Pain
Acute Gastritis
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Splenomegaly
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Liver Biopsy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
Anal or Rectal Pain
Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Bedsores
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bird Flu
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Strangulation
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholangitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Colitis
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Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Congenital Achalasia
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Duodenal Cancer
Dyslipidemia
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Food Allergy
Fungal Nail Infection
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroptosis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hiatal Hernia
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Lactose Intolerance
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Pelvic Abscess
Pericardial Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Proteinuria
Pyloric Stenosis
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ringworm
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Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Spleen Cyst
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomal Ulcer
Swine Flu
Throat Pain
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
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Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bile Duct Procedure
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Gallbladder Scan
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Liver Function Test
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • EmblemHealth
    • First Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
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    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Principal Financial Group
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    3.7
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    Based on 20 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1700830353
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Saint Agnes Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Dr. Ralph Alhalel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Alhalel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Alhalel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Alhalel works at Rio Grande Gastroenterology Cns in McAllen, TX. View the full address on Dr. Alhalel’s profile.

    Dr. Alhalel has seen patients for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Gastroparesis and Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Alhalel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Alhalel. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alhalel.

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