Dr De la Pena was one of a several doctors treating my father for ulcerative colitis. He was the only one who was genuinely caring and considerate to him and our family.
Dr. Octavio A. de la Pena MD is a male gastroenterologist in Frisco, TX with over 35 years of experience. His CareDash rating is 5.0 out of 5 by one patient, and he has one review. Dr. de la Pena is affiliated with Digestive Health Associates of Texas PA in Denton, as well as Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Centennial in Frisco. He received $3,997 in payments from medical companies between 2014 and 2016, which is more than 88% of Gastroenterologists and more than 88% of providers nationally. Dr. de la Pena graduated in 1983. He is licensed to practice by the state board in Texas (K3150).
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April 16, 2018
Mother of Teo
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Dr. Octavio A. de la Pena MD graduated in 1983.
Full Name: Octavio Armando de la Pena
Years of Experience: 35+
License Number: K3150 - Issued by the state board in Texas
List of Procedures Dr. Octavio A. de la Pena MD Performs:
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How often Dr. de la Pena performs Colonoscopy relative to the 562 other doctors also performing the procedure in Texas:
How often Dr. de la Pena performs Large Intestine Biopsy relative to the 934 other doctors also performing the procedure in Texas:
How often Dr. de la Pena performs Large Intestine Endoscopy relative to the 875 other doctors also performing the procedure in Texas:
How often Dr. de la Pena performs Polyp Removal relative to the 958 other doctors also performing the procedure in Texas:
How often Dr. de la Pena performs Upper GI Biopsy relative to the 984 other doctors also performing the procedure in Texas:
How often Dr. de la Pena performs Upper GI Endoscopy relative to the 593 other doctors also performing the procedure in Texas:
Many providers have received payments from medical companies ranging from small amounts in the form of food at conferences to large payments for consulting or royalties. Some providers have received payments for specific drugs. These payments are not necessarily cause for concern, but we encourage you to speak with your provider if they do raise any questions or issues.
Dr. de la Pena received more money than a majority (80%) of gastroenterologists. See the breakdown of payments by category.
Providers receive payments in various different categories, from travel and lodging or food and beverages at conferences to fees for promotional speaking or consulting engagements. Some providers receive payments from royalties or licenses, usually from having helped develop a product or drug.
Providers receive payments from specific medical companies, sometimes for specific drugs. If you have any questions or concerns about the specific company or drug payments your provider has received, we encourage you to speak with your provider directly.
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