Dr. Mario Isaac Berrocal o'higgins M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease1200 E Ridge Rd Suite 8 Mcallen TX, 78503
Dr. Mario Berrocal o'higgins is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Mcallen, TX. Dr. Berrocal o'higgins specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado 2004
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease
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- Chronic Lyme Disease
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