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Specialty Care

Gonzaba Offers The Following Specialty Clinics

Endocrinology Specialist – Dr. Luis Anaya Hoyos

Endocrinology is a specialty of medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones. Dr. Luis Anaya Hoyos is our in house Endocrinology Specialist. He see patients Mondays and Tuesdays at the Main Clinic and Wednesday – Friday at the Woodlawn Clinic.

Dr. Anaya Hoyos treats the following:
Adult endocrinology (ages 21 and up):
• Diabetes Mellitus and evaluation of hypoglycemic disorders.

Thyroid disorders such as:
• Hyperthyroidism
• Hypothyroidism
• Thyroid cancer
• Thyroid nodules including performance of ultrasound guided FNA

Pituitary gland disorders such as:
• Pituitary tumors
• Diabetes insipidus
• Cushings disease
• Conditions affecting growth hormone
• Thyroid hormone
• Prolactin
• Sex hormones balance

Disorders of Bone, and Calcium metabolism:
• Osteoporosis
• Paget’s disease
• Hypercalcemia
• Hypocalcemia
• Phosphate abnormalities
• Parathyroid gland tumors
• Male hypogonadism

Adrenal gland disorders:
• Adrenal tumors
• Pheochromocytoma
• Cushings
• Hyperaldosteronism
• Adrenal insufficiency

Familial endocrine conditions:
• MEN syndromes (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia)
• Familial pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma syndrome

For more information on Dr. Anaya, click here.

Hematology & Oncology Specialists – Dr. Esther Urbaez-Duran and Dr. Marcela Canola-Mazo

Hematology/Oncology is a specialty of medicine which deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of blood disease (hematology) and cancer (oncology). Dr. Duran  and Dr. Mazo are our in-house Hematology/Oncology Specialists.  Dr. Duran sees patients daily at the Main Clinic and Dr. Mazo sees patients Mondays and Tuesdays at the Woodlawn Clinic and Wednesday – Friday at the Main Clinic.

Dr. Duran treats the following:
• Anemia
• B12 deficiency
• Abnormal Mammongrams
• Prostate Cancer
• Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
• Breast Cancer
• Carcinoma in Situ
• Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
• Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
• Hodgkin’s Disease
• Hypercoagulable State
• Leukocytosis
• Liver Cancer
• Lung Cancer
• Myelodysplastic Syndromes
• Myeloproliferative Disorders
• Neutropenia
• Polycythemia Rubra Vera
• Renal (Kidney) Cancer
• Secondary Malignancies
• Thalassemia
• Thrombocytosis

Treatments performed:
• In-House Bone Marrow Biopsy
• Iron Infusions

For more information on Dr. Duran, click here.

For more information on Dr. Mazo, click here.

Infectious Diseases Specialist – Dr. Alexandra Castro Pena

An infection diseases specialist is a doctor of internal medicine who is qualified as an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Infectious diseases specialists have extensive training in all kinds of infections, including those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Dr. Alexandra Castro-Pena is our in-house Infectious Disease Specialist. She sees patients Monday – Wednesday at the Woodlawn Clinic and Thursdays and Fridays at the Main Clinic. For more information on Dr. Castro, click here.

Joint Injection Clinic

The Joint Injection Clinic is available at the Main Clinic for patients suffering from chronic joint pain.

Podiatry Specialist – Dr. Daniel Cruz

The Northwest and Main Clinics feature a Foot Care Clinic, offering diabetic foot evaluation and care, toenail trims, callus paring and foot pain assessment. Services provided include clinical and surgical services for foot and ankle problems. Our in-house Podiatry Specialist, Dr. Cruz, sees patients Monday – Wednesday at the Main Clinic and Thursdays at the Northwest Clinic.

Dr. Cruz sees many common issues involving:
• Heel pain
• Bunions
• Hammertoes
• Foot or ankle arthritis
• Instability, acute injuries as well as fractures
• Chronic Issues like would care and diabetic foot care as well as surgical correction for these problems if needed.

In-clinic procedures include:
• Wart Removal,
• Ingrown nail removal
• Injections
• Would care
• Removal of skin lesions of the foot and ankle as well as other minor surgical procedure done in office.

Other surgeries can be performed in an outpatient surgical setting by Dr. Cruz; such as bunionectomy and hammertoes correction, foot and ankle surgeries, fracture repair and arthroscopy of foot and ankle.

For more information on Dr. Cruz, click here.

Rheumatology Specialists – Dr. Ana Ballester-Fiallo and Dr. Aaron Garza

The role of the rheumatologist is to diagnose (detect), treat, and medically manage patients with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. Our in-house Rheumatology Specialists are Dr. Ana Ballester-Fiallo and Dr. Aaron Garza.

Dr. Ballester-Fiallo sees many common medical issues involving:
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
• Lupus Nephritis
• Inflammatory muscle disease
• Polymyositis
• Dermatomyositis
• Antiphospholipid Syndrome
• Lupus Anticoagulant
• Gout
• Carpal tunnel Syndrome
• Osteoporosis
• Treatment of  Arthritis
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Psoriatic Arthritis
• Ankylosing Spondylitis
• Vasculitis
• Wegeners granulomatosis
• Microscopic Ployangiitis
• Temporal Arteritis
• Joint drainage and Injection

Dr. Ballester’s schedule:
Downtown Clinic –
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday mornings, Fridays
Main Clinic – Thursday afternoons
Northwest Clinic – Tuesdays

For more information on Dr. Ballester-Fiallo, click here.

Dr. Garza sees patients daily and treats the following:
Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatologic Conditions:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Muscle disease
  • MCTD and overlap syndromes
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Vasculitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Relapsing Polychondritis
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Pseudogout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Confirmation of diagnosis of fibromyalgia

In office procedures:

  • Ultrasound Guided and Blind intra-articular/soft tissue injections
  • Injections of the:
    • Knee
    • Hip
    • Shoulder
    • Elbow
    • Wrists
    • Ankle
    • Finger Joints
  • Aspiration of the above joints
  • Trigger point injections on trapezius muscle
  • Carpal tunnel Injection
  • DeQuervain’s Injections
  • Trigger finger injections

For more information on Dr. Garza, click here.

Wound Care and Dermatology Specialist – Dr. Gabriel Botero

Gonzaba Medical Group offers a Wound Care and Dermatology Clinic that specializes in the consultation and treatment of wounds and ulcers and other medical issues. Our in-house Wound Care and Dermatology Specialist is Dr. Gabriel Botero.

Dr. Botero see patients daily at the Main clinic and treats the following:

• Diabetic foot ulcer
• Post traumatic ulcer
• Pretibial ulcer
• Pressure ulcer
• Burns
• Venous stasis ulcer
• PVD with symptoms
• Incisional wound
• Gangrene
• Actinic keratosis
• Seborrheic keratosis
• Skin cancer
• Biopsy
• Alopecia
• Lipoma
• Sebaceous cyst

Dermatology such as:
• psoriasis
• contact dermatitis
• stasis dermatitis
• moles
• folliculitis
• fibroma
• eczema

For more information on Dr. Botero, click here.

Well-Woman Clinic

The Well-Woman Clinic is provided one Saturday of the month.  GMG provides screenings, such as mammograms, bone density exams and pap tests.