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Hector E Nazario MD

Hector E. Nazario, MD

  • Gastroenterology | Transplant Hepatology
Position Chief of Division of Hepatology for Methodist Dallas
Languages Spoken Spanish

"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."

Dr. Hector Nazario 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.

  • Personal Interests

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.

  • At A Glance
  • Bio

    "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."

    Dr. Hector Nazario 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.

    • Personal Interests

    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 School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine - San Juan, PR

    College: University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus - Mayagüez, PR

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

    Fellowship: Gastroenterology - San Antonio, TX - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Fellowship: Transplant Hepatology - Dallas, TX - Baylor University Medical Center

    Board Certification: Transplant Hepatology

    Board Certification: Gastroenterology

    Board Certification: Internal Medicine

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    • Transplant Hepatology
  • Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.