Dr. Carlos Enrique Chinea MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Carlos Chinea is a gastroenterologist in Victoria, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Citizens Medical Center and DeTar Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Chinea accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Citizens Medical Center and one of 4 at DeTar Healthcare System who specialize in Gastroenterology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Clinical Interests: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (San Juan PR)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989–1992

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1994–1996

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Successful endoscopic removal of a severed, impacted Dormia basket.
Schutz, S. M., Chinea, C., Friedrichs, P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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