Gastroenterology Consultants of Laredo
6999 McPherson Rd. Ste. 220Phone : (956) 795-4776Fax: (956) 795-4779
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Getting To Know | Dr. Elsa S. Canales M.D.

Dr. Elsa S. Canales is board certified in Gastroentrology and Internal Medicine. She obtained her BA from the University of Texas at Austin and received her MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Gastroenterology from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Canales joined Dr. Monte D. Allen in 2004 and together they formed Gastroenterology Consultants of Laredo.

Dr. Canales’ clinical interests include gastroenterolgy and hepatology. Her training includes colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), enteroscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), flexible sigmoidoscopy, liver biopsy, paracentesis, video capsule endoscopy and hemorrhoidal ligation.

Dr. Canales has been involved in numerous clinical research projects including studies regarding Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Adult and Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Ulcerative Proctitis.

Dr. Canales is Board Certified in Gastroenterology by The American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

Dr. Canales enjoys spending time with her husband, four children and family and friends. She loves traveling the country and cooking.