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About Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi

Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Helotes, TX. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Arizmendi is affiliated with Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Knapp Medical Center. Dr. Arizmendi has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

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8 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi is Great. Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

ALEJANDRO ARIZMENDI MD

12002 Bandera Rd Ste 111
Helotes, TX 78023
(210) 695-9002

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Specialties

Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi has the following 3 specialties

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.<br>These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi has the following 10 expertise

  • Dementia
  • Cognitive Issues/Testing
  • Senility
  • Osteopenia
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • EOL Care
  • Osteoporosis
  • Confusion
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Dementia Testing

Board Certifications

Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Arizmendi is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon

    Graduated in 1996

  • Good Samaritan Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alejandro Arizmendi accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Imagine Health - Innovative Health
    • Imagine Health Innovative Health
  • Imagine Health - SmartCare
    • Imagine Health SmartCare
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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ALEJANDRO ARIZMENDI MD, 12002 Bandera Rd Ste 111, Helotes, TX
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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