Hector E. Nazario MD
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Hector E. Nazario, MD

  • Gastroenterology
Languages Spoken Spanish
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network Member
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    Bio

    Dr. Hector Nazario is the Chief of Division of Hepatology. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he served as assistant clinical professor for the hospital’s liver transplant center. Dr. Nazario then completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, followed by a transplant hepatology fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Nazario specializes in the management of viral hepatitis, cholestatic and autoimmune liver diseases, complications of portal hypertension, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, adult liver transplantation, medical complications after liver transplantation, and other gastrointestinal disorders.

    He is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Dr. Nazario participates in clinical research and is actively involved in teaching.

    Read Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) from the book Liver Transplantation – Basic Issues by Dr. Alejandro Mejia, Dr. Hector Nazario, and Dr. Parvez Mantry.

    "Providing the patient with knowledge about their medical problems is always the first line of treatment. A well-informed patient is an active member of the team approach needed to tackle diseases or any medical condition."

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
    Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
    Member of the American College of Gastroenterology
    Member of the American Society of Transplantation
    Member of the International Liver Transplantation Society

    "Outside of medicine, I enjoy cycling throughout Dallas/Tarrant County as well as live music and sports events. I also love spending time with my family and traveling."

    Education

    Medical Education: University of Peurto Rico School of Medicine - 2002 - San Juan, PR
    Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center at SA (Human Resources) - 2005 - San Antonio, TX
    Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - 2010 - Dallas, TX
    Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center-GME - 2011 - Dallas, TX

    Residency

    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

    Fellowship

    Gastroenterology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Transplant Hepatology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

    Awards

    · D Magazine – Best Doctors 2015
    · Texas SuperDocs – Rising Stars 2015

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • Texas Health - Aetna
    • AGC - Aetna Golden Choice
    • AGM - Aetna Golden Medicare
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • BLUE - Blue Card PPO ( BCBS)
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • CCPPO - Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUMPR - Humana Preferred
    • MCAID - Medicaid Insurance
    • MUL - Multiplan
    • PAC/H - Pacificare HMO ( Heritage)
    • PC/TX - Pacificare of Texas
    • PAC/S - Pacificare POS
    • SAV - Savility
    • SH - Secure Horizons
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TXPDE - TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • TX/TC - Texas True Choice
    • UHC - United Healthcare
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