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Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.8 (33)
Map Pin Small McAllen, TX
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD

Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in McAllen, TX. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 24 years of experience. They graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch and is affiliated with Rio Grande Regional Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Balderas an average 2.8 star rating.

Dr. Balderas works at Texas Gastroenterology Institute, PA in McAllen, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Cirrhosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Balderas' Office Locations

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    Texas Gastroenterology Institute, PA
    110 E Savannah Ave Bldg 101, McAllen, TX 78503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Constipation
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Cirrhosis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Varices
Gastritis
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Abdominal Pain
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
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Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
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
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bowel Strangulation
Cholangitis
Congenital Anomaly Bile Duct
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Cancer
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Gastritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Atresia Without Fistula
Esophageal Diverticulum
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallbladder Carcinoma
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Hepatitis
Hepatitis B
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Liver Abscess
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Spleen Cyst
Splenomegaly
Stomach Carcinoma
Stomal Ulcer
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin_Deficiency
Bile Duct Procedure
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 Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    Ratings & Reviews

    2.8
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    About Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1588866370
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Texas, Southwestern|University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio
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    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Rio Grande Regional Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Balderas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Balderas works at Texas Gastroenterology Institute, PA in McAllen, TX. View the full address on Dr. Balderas’s profile.

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

    33 patients have reviewed Dr. Balderas. The overall rating for this provider is 2.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Balderas.

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