AboutDr. Mario Alcantara, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Antonio, TX. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Alcantara is affiliated with Methodist Health Care, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital and Baptist Health Care. He speaks English.
Dr. Mario Alcantara has the following 2 specialties
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention. They then determine what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Patients' Choice Award
(2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
On-Time Doctor Award
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Top 10 Doctor - State
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
- Abdominal Pain
- Bowel Resection
- Colon Cancer
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain
Dr. Alcantara is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
- Methodist Health Care
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital
333 N Santa Rosa St
San Antonio, TX 78207
- Baptist Health Care
- Methodist Amb Surg Hospital NW
15 Years Experience
Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
Graduated in 2001
Summa Health System
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