Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.
- Birth Control Facts about birth control to help decide which type is right for you.
- Type 2 Diabetes Basic facts about type 2 diabetes & risk factors to be aware of.
- COPD Get the facts about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including symptoms and complications.
- Diabetic Macular Edema Facts about diabetic macular edema, including the different types.
- Flu Facts about influenza (flu), including symptoms and vaccines.
- GERD Get the facts about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
- HIV/AIDS The differences between HIV & AIDS; signs, symptoms & complications.
- Lupus Get the facts about lupus, including symptoms, risk factors, and the different types.
- Menopause Facts about menopause, including the stages, symptoms, and types.
- Shingles Facts about shingles, including symptoms & possible long-term effects.
- View All Care Guides Prepare for your next visit with our extensive library of Care Guides
Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez has 2 locations
105 Plantation Rd Ste 120
Destrehan, LA 70047
Book Online Now
Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez has the following 2 specialties
- Infectious Disease
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.<br>Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
- 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.
Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez has the following 6 expertise
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)
- Hepatitis C
Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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.
Showing 4 of 4
Self-verified patient of Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez - Posted on September 4th, 2013
I have been a patient of Dr. Alferez since 1994. When I first saw her I was nervous and she immediately calmed me down and gave me a big hug. She really does care for you and she knows what To do to gelp with your health issue. I have followed doctor Alfreez in the many offices she has had as I trust no one else. I do not know what I will do when she retires. After all of these years she is not only my doctor she is my friend. You will be in very good hands. Also her office is always nice, in the past she always had beautiful art work on the walls and staff is great. THANK YOU DR ALFEREZ!
A Doctor who Heals
Self-verified patient of Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez - Posted on January 29th, 2012
At the age of 48, I found out that there is a doctor who takes her job as a healer very seriously. During my first visit I knew she was special. She was very tuned in to me, not any other thing. She is a warrior. She will fight for your life, she will fight for your health. During a bout with pneumonia, when I was expected to die, she managed my treatment, including the other doctors involved, from beginning to end. I am privileged to be her patient for the past 6 years and would never let another doctor treat me unless my Dr. Alferez was on the case.She is a true warrior for her patients. If you are in the New Orleans area, please see Dr. Alferez. Her office is immaculate and her staff is very helpful.
The doctor who saved my life
Self-verified patient of Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez - Posted on November 16th, 2010
When I first met her in 2000, my health situation was a mess. Today, my health has COMPLETELY turned around for the better. I trust her everyday with my life and go to sleep each night feeling safe(taken care of). She is a delight and brings a smile to my face every time I see her, no matter how bad I may be feeling before hand. I recommend her with the most highest praise. She saved my life and my family and I are forever grateful. I would be lost without her. She is truely the best doctor I've ever had. I am 42 years old and with her help, hope to live to be at least 80, when my life expectantcy was MAYBE 5-10 years when we first met...I thank God for bringing her to me each and every day!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez - Posted on March 21st, 2008
I had a son at Touro, he had a car accident and was paralyzed, severly brain damaged and blind. When he came to Touro he had a Trach and had endured months of lung problems and bronchoscopys (sp?) Dr. Alfarez was called in and was very professional, she saw him and told me that she was sorry for his problems but they would go away. She said not to see him for 7 days as she had to give him some strong medications. In 7 days he was better, he never had another lung problem in the 7 more years that he lived. She found it was a fungus and no one else could diagnoze it apparently. They just kept with antibiotics and scarring his lungs to clean them out. She was very professional and caring adn I will be indebted to her forever. His trach came out a few weeks later though they said it never would. This was due to his lungs doing so well after Dr. Alfarez treated him.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
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.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Lsu Health Sciences
Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & Directions
Dr. Tlaloc S Alferez is similar to the following 4 Doctors near Destrehan, LA.