Dr. Hector D. Allende
Board Certified Gastroenterologist
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
When I first started learning about the specialty it was underappreciated with many open research areas, and "endoscopy" was somewhat new and exciting.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Biliary and pancreatic pathology and peptide related syndromes.
Where did you study?
Undergrad: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina, Medical School: State University of New York, New York Medical College, Residency: University of Rochester, New York, Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
Family time, reading, yoga, fly fishing, photograph, painting and beach time.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and Member The New York Academy of Sciences.
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Please list your professional affiliations.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, Bexar County Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, and American College of Physicians.