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There are 17 Gastroenterologists in Corpus Christi, TX and 18% of those with reviews are rated 4-star or higher. Some of the most common clinical focuses include Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders and Liver Disease. Popular hospitals in the area include Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area, Driscoll Childrens Hospital and Laredo Medical Center.
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Gender
  • Female (3)
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Distance

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  • 5 miles (13)
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  • 100 miles (23)
  • National (23300)

Age

Age
  • Under 40 (2)
  • 41-50 (3)
  • 51-60 (5)
  • 61-70 (4)
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Availability

Availability
  • Today (8)
  • Tomorrow (8)
  • Accepts new patients (15)
  • Telehealth (10)

Language

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  • Spanish (5)

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  • 5 Stars (1)
  • 4 Stars And Higher (3)
  • 3 Stars And Higher (9)
  • 2 Stars And Higher (14)
  • 1 Star And Higher (14)

Clinical Focus

Clinical Focus
  • Esophageal Disorders (9)
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders (7)
  • Liver Disease (6)
  • Pancreatic Disease (2)
  • Anal & Rectal Disorders (1)

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  • Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area (9)
  • Driscoll Childrens Hospital (4)
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  • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi (3)
  • Doctors Hospital Of Laredo (3)
  • Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital (2)
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17 Results for Gastroenterology near Corpus Christi, TX
Photo: Dr. Robert Mitchell, MD

Dr. Robert Mitchell, MD

Gastroenterology
3.8 (24)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(512) 333-1115
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
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Dr. Timothy Vanfrank, MD

Gastroenterology
4.0 (27)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(505) 479-3746
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional
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Dr. Joanna Linsteadt, MD

Gastroenterology
4.2 (5)
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience
Offers telehealth
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(832) 281-7732
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Dr. Daniel Acosta, MD

Gastroenterology
3.9 (14)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(956) 462-1601
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional
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Dr. Bruce Gibson, MD

Gastroenterology
3.1 (14)
Accepting new patients
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(817) 984-8260
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
Photo: Dr. Raghujit Singh, MD

Dr. Raghujit Singh, MD

Gastroenterology
3.3 (21)
Accepting new patients
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Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(956) 496-0026
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
Photo: Dr. Luis Armstrong, MD

Dr. Luis Armstrong, MD

Gastroenterology
2.5 (34)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(361) 201-6698
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
Photo: Dr. Jae Kim, MD

Dr. Jae Kim, MD

Gastroenterology
2.7 (29)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(469) 589-6211
On staff at Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area

Healthcare at a Glance in Corpus Christi, TX

The residents of Corpus Christi have a few options for general healthcare facilities in their area, including Christus Spohn Hospital-Corpus Christi and Corpus Christi Medical Center. For children’s care, there is the Driscoll Children’s Hospital.

Corpus Christi’s Top-Rated Facilities

U.S. News rates the Christus Spohn Hospital-Corpus Christi as high performing in five different procedures and conditions, including:

  • heart failure
  • heart attack

U.S. News rates the Corpus Christi Medical Center as high performing in five different procedures/conditions, including:

  • kidney failure
  • knee replacement
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Gastroenterologist Frequently Asked Questions

Medically reviewed by Saurabh Sethi, M.D., MPH – Written by Tim Jewell
What is a gastroenterologist?

Gastroenterologists (GIs) are physicians that specialize in treating your gastrointestinal (GI) health needs.

Your GI tract includes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.

A GI physician is licensed to diagnose and treat common syndromes such as:

GI specialists also perform diagnostic procedures such as:

What procedures do gastroenterologists perform?

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GI specialists can perform the following procedures:

  • endoscopic ultrasound to look inside your GI tract
  • colonoscopy to look at your large intestine (colon)
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • sigmoidoscopy to look at a specific part of your colon called the sigmoid colon
  • liver biopsy to take a tissue sample of your liver for diagnosis or testing
  • double balloon enteroscopy to inflate inside your GI tract to get a better look
  • pancreas scan to check for pancreas abnormalities or conditions
  • liver scan to check for liver abnormalities

This isn't an exhaustive list. Get in touch with your local GI specialist to learn more about their full range of services.

What conditions do gastroenterologists treat?

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GI specialists may treat the following conditions:

This list of conditions isn't exhaustive, either. Talk to a GI specialist for more information on getting a GI condition diagnosed and treated.

What should I ask a gastroenterologist?

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Here are some examples of both general and specific questions to ask a GI specialist during your appointment:

  • How old should I be when I start getting colonoscopies?
  • What should I do if I feel a lump or hardness in my gut?
  • Why haven't I pooped for so long? It's been X days.
  • I've had a stomachache/stomach pain for X days or months. What should I do?
  • Why am I having trouble swallowing?
  • I have blood in my poop. What should I do?
  • Why am I having acid in my throat whenever I eat?
  • Why do I feel like I suddenly have to poop when I eat certain things?
  • Do you know why I'm having these symptoms?
  • Do you think I have IBS? Could it be another condition?
  • Now that you've examined me, what's the next step? Should I take any diagnostic tests or get blood work done?
  • What kind of results can I expect from a GI-related test?
  • What treatments are available for my symptoms or my condition?
  • How will I know if treatments are working? When should I stop one treatment and start another?
  • Are there any side effects of treatments that I should be aware of when I start treatment or medications? How can I minimize my risk of side effects or complications?
  • Is there anything I'm doing or eating that might be causing symptoms? Are there any changes I could make that would help?
  • What can I do to manage my condition?
  • Can my condition be cured? Or will I need to manage it?