Swallowing Center - Corpus Christi, TX
Corpus Christi Gastroenterologist Doctors for Swallowing
Type of Physician: Gastroenterologist
What is a Gastroenterologist?
A subspecialty certification by the Board of Internal Medicine. Practitioners focus on the stomach, intestines, colon, liver, and gallbladder (digestive organs). Gastroenterologists treat conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice. They consult with surgeons when abdominal operations are needed.
Common Name: GI Doctor
Gastroenterologist Doctors in Corpus Christi *
Jose M Duran MD
Jose M Duran
2222 Morgan Ave Ste 111
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Carlos E Chinea MD
Carlos E Chinea
605 E San Antonio St Ste 414E
Victoria, TX 77901
Loren C Owensby MD
Loren C Owensby
601 E San Antonio St Ste 305
Victoria, TX 77901
Corpus Christi, Texas
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in the South Texas region of the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat of Nueces County, it also extends into Aransas, Kleberg, and San Patricio counties. It is the principal city of the three-county Corpus Christi Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger Corpus Christi-Kingsville Combined Statistical Area. The translation from Latin of the city's name is Body of Christ, given to the settlement by the Spanish, in honor of the Blessed Sacrament (Eucharist). The city has been nicknamed The Sparkling City by the Sea, particularly in literature promoting tourism.
The city is home to the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and is served by the Corpus Christi International Airport.
- Dysphagia means difficulty swallowing.
- Swallowing is a complex action involving the muscles and nerves within the pharynx and esophagus, a swallowing center in the brain, and nerves that connect the phary...
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Emergency Contact for Corpus Christi
- In case of Emergency, call 911
- Police (918) 596-9222
- Fire (918) 596-9444
Nearby Corpus Christi Hospitals *
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