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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hector Nava is Good. Dr. Nava has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Digestive System Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Nava graduated from University of Guadalajara, Mexico, San Antonio. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)


Dr. Nava has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute 
  • Catholic Health System/Sisters of Charity Hospital 


  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Urdu
  • Mandarin
  • Bengali
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Arabic

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Additional Information
Dr. Hector R Nava MD is a male Surgeon, has 44 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Hector R. Nava practice?
Dr. Hector Nava has 2 office locations.
Dr. Hector Nava practices Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
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