Dr. Luis Armstrong is a gastroenterologist practicing in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Armstrong specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Armstrong performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences 2000
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology
- Birth Defects
- Colon Polyps
- Hepatitis C
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