There are pharmacies
everywhere. If you have an issue do not be afraid to use them first, BEFORE
seeing a Doctor. Chances are they have seen these symptoms before and know the
remedy, and the speak English.
Cardiologist - Dr. Hector Briseno
Garcia - Excellent and very thorough. For all Appointments 766-5154
He works at Quality Care Medical Specialists also known has Integrity Clinic on the Libramiento
- Plaza Interlago #132, Across the parkiing lot from Tio Sam's Appliance store. Tuesday's and Thursdays 10am -
Casita Montana Medical
CenterLocated in Ajijic, Mexico, the ONLY after care
facility in the Guadalajara and greater Guadalajara area which offers qualified
nursing staff and English speaking personal.Before and after care
for the patient, transportation, lodging and meals. English spoken. Tele:
(local) 376. 766. 5513 (long distance) 918. 895. 4089.
ChapalaMed is located in Chapala at
Hidalgo #239, 45900 Chapala, Jalisco. This clinic offers a wide range of
services from Women and Men's health care, to pulmonary, gastrointestinal
issues, cardiovascular problems, behavioral disorders, ear, nose and throat
disorders and more. Telephone: (376. 765. 7777, Cell: 331. 605. 9645 From the
U.S. 312. 912. 9087 Email:
Chapalamed@gmail.com English speaking.
Chapala Red Cross (Cruz
065 - National Emergency,
Chapala Office Phone: (376) 765-2553.24 Hour Support (376) 765- 2308.
The Chapala Red Cross
operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and serves more than 140,000
people living and visiting in numerous small villages on the north and
south shores of Lake Chapala. Red Cross Ambulance Emergency - 065
Chapala Dental Care on
the carretera between Chapala and Ajijic.
Dr. Eloy Barragan Fernandez,
(376) 765 55 84. Speaks English.
Clinica y Farmacia
Maskaras --- Located at Hildalgo #79-G in Riberas del Pilar, Dr. Carlos Garcia
has a 24 hour emergency and ambulance service, 22 specialists, radiology
services, a laboratory, a dentist service, a full farmacia and a bilingual
staff. This Clinica serves as Chapala's town hospital. Telefono: 765-4805, Fax
765-4838, and the Farmacia 765-5827. Discount
Ajijic Clinic (tele: 376. 766. 0500) twice a month on Saturdays, done by Dr.
Leon (Cel 331. 4106. 819) and his team. Speak with Marlene at Dr. Leon's Cell
number to arrange for your appointment. She speaks English.
Dentista - Claudio M.
Ochoa Chavez, Dental surgeon and odontology. Avenida Madero 560-A Planta
Alta, Chapala Centro. Tel: 33. 1549. 2282 - gives a very thorough cleaning.
Dentista - Maria de
Lourdes Barajas Chavez, #467 Ave. Madero near the bus station. Monday -
Friday. 765.2800, firstname.lastname@example.org
Popular dentist in town, reasonably priced. Does good work. Speaks English.
Dr. Elroy Barragan,
Dentista, at #39 Bugambillias, atthe entrance to Mirasol, on the lateral
just west of the entrance. The sign says Chapala Dental. Appointments are
required: 765. 5584 and English is spoken. Comes recommended by the Expat
Dentista, Fernando Ochoa -
General Dentistry, Implants, Oral Surgery. Avenida Francisco I. Madero
560-A, Chapala, Jalisco. Tele: 01. 376. 7655. 295 Cell: 01. 333. 1059. 601
Dentista, Dra Martha
Medina Corona At Dental del Lago,
Constitucion #27A (a block E of Colon in the village, NW corner). 766-4503.
Dentista, Dr. Eloy
Barragan Fernandez, López Cotilla #272 B - Chapala, Telephone: 765 5584, Cell:
045 333 157 0136
Dentista,Hector Haro, DDS,
graduate of Maryland, Paty Ascencio, DDS #83 San Luis Street, (Behind
Animal Shelter in Riberas) Riberas Del
Pilar, Chapala - Ajijic Area Telefono: 376-765-3193, 765-6974, 765-6410.
dentistry, bleaching, porcelain crowns, crown & bridge, dental implants.
Cuahtemoc Reyes Rayas - (Tuesday from 3 PM until 7), On Zaragoza - At Danza
del Sol - Ajijic, Telephone: 766 1198 OR Clinica de Especialidades MMedicas on
Juarez No. 563-A Tele: 376. 765. 2400 Chapala, Jalisco. Email:
Dermatologists - Dermika
- Highly Recommended, Ajijic Plaza - Next to Bugambilias Plaza, Dra. Tania
Sanchez or Dra. Monica, Telephone: 766 2500
Dr. Victor Manuel Garcia
Diaz Morelos #154 in Chapala, 013. 765. 2320/ 765. 2424 Trained
in both Western and Eastern styles of medicines. General practitioner,
acupuncturist. His wife is a podiatrist in the same building.
Gabriel Garcia, M.D. -
Integrative Medicine - Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Surgery, Herbology,
Homotoxicology. Consultations with appointment only, 8:30am - 10am. Open Mon-Fri
10-12:30. Sat 11-2:30. Centro Laguna (across from Marti Sports Store, next to
the Scandinavian Bakery) Tele: 0045. 333. 841. 0653 email:
Gastro Intestinal Endoscopies - Dr. Ignacio Guerrero Hernandez.
Appointments: Saturday 3 PM to 5 PM. For all Appointments 766-5154
Dr. Daniel Briseno. He works at Quality Care Medical Specialists also known has Integrity Clinic on the Libramiento
- Plaza Interlago #132, Across the parkiing lot from Tio Sam's Appliance store.
General Practioner - Dr.
Marion Osterberger Romo. Appointments: Monday to Friday 4 PM to 8 PM. For
all appointments call 766.
Dr. Gerardo Leon - G.
P., On the Carretera before the light across from the Cow, Telephone: 766 5633,
Cell Ph: 045 331 410 6819
Grupo Medico - Dr.
Geraldo A. Leon, general medicine and surgery. Located on the Carretera in
Ajijic, #4-B, Tele: 376. 766. 5633, or 376. 766. 4037 Cel: 045. 331. 410. 6819
or 045. 331. 417. 7267 email:
email@example.com Affordable pricing.
Grupo Medico - Dr.
Eduardo Gomez Sanchez, orthopedics and trauma. Same address as above, Tele: same
as above. Cel: 044. 333. 170. 6144. Email:
Gynecology and Obstetrics
- Dra. Karla Orozco y Orozco - Appoiintments: Tuesday 9 AM to 2 PM. For all
Hospital San Antonio located on the Chapala-Jocotepec highway across from
Chula Vista Golf Club. Full facilities.
Dr. Carlos Torres Lozano - Appointments: Saturdays (First & 3rd Saturday of
each month) 12 PM to 3 PM. For all appointments - 766.
Integrity - on the
Libramiento Chapala-Ajijic #132 Tele: 376. 766. 5154 Cl: 331. 758. 2562 offers a
general overview of services including physiotherapy, sports consulting,
therapeutic massage, speech therapy and occupational therapy.
Internal Medicine and
Rheumatology - Dra. Veronica Gonzalez Diaz, Appointments: Wednesday 9 AM to
2 PM. For all Appointments 766-5154
Dr. Juan Pablo Loza is an excellent
diagnostician. He treats symptoms only until examination and test
results show him what is wrong and he can prescribe the best medication. No
guessing or shot-in-the-dark broad spectrum antibiotics. He is at Calle
Guerrero 141-B in Chapala on the corner of Lopez Cotilla. 765 54 77. Cell is
333 141 33 64.
and Gynecology - Dr. Luis Mora Ibanez - Appointments: Friday 11 AM to 2 PM
For all Appointments 766-5154
Hospitals - Guadalajara
Americas Hospital Av.
Americas 932, Guadalajara,Jalisco, Telefono 01-33-3817-3141 & 3817-3004
firstname.lastname@example.org all major insurance companies in the US,
staff US trained, private rooms with telephone, bathroom, and cable TV.
Hildago #930 Zona Centro, C.P. 4200 Guadalajara, Jalisco Telefono:
01-33-3825-4365. More than 40 years of experience, hospital
certified by Mexican Health Department, part of the prestigious Cardiovascular
Institute of Guadalajara. Accepts International Insurances.
Hospital Civil "Dr. Juan I.
Salador de Quevedo y Zubieta #750, S.L.
Tele: 33 3618
For trauma, you can also go to one of two Cruz Verdes that offer
orthopedic and trauma service.
Cruz Verde - Francisco Ruíz Sánchez
Antonio Tello Nº 215 (entre calle 52 y Medrano)
Tele: 33 1201 8401
Cruz Verde - Jesús
Mariano Barcenas Nº 997 Esq. Privada Veracruz
Col. Alcalde Barranquitas
Tele: 33 1201 7200
For Poisoning and overdoses,
there is a special Cruz Verde. While the Cruz Roja does handle overdoes,
scorpion stings etc., this Cruz Verde does only intoxication (drugs, scorpion,
spider, snakes, etc). At this moment, the Cruz Roja (and Clinica municipal) do
not have any spider anti-venom, thus you would go to this place:
Centro Regional de Información y Atención Toxicológica (C.R.I.A.T.)
Av. Los Angeles, esq. Analco
Unidad Administrativa Reforma, Col. Las Conchas
C.P. 44460, Guadalajara, Jalisco
Contacto Institucional - Dr. Alberto Iram Villa Manzano,
Tel. Directo (333) 669.1338,
Tel. Comutador (333) 669.1320 al 25, Ext. 1338, Email:email@example.com
Dr. Paulo C. Santana Arias,
Gastro Surgery, Donato Guerra #619 Colonial Centro, Guadalajara, Tele: 3. 613.
7722 Cel: 331. 314. 2308. 24 hour emergencies Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Vargas at Hospital
Ajijic is an ophthalmologist who comes in from Guadalajara twice
weekly. Ethical and well recommended by his peers. Speaks English. carretera Ote.
#33A Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico Tele: 01.376. 766. 0500 email:
Diagnostico Visual de
Guadalajara - optical exams, field of vision tests for glaucoma, Juan Manual
857, Sector Hidalgo, Guadalajara, Tele: 01. 333.827. 6111 Email:email@example.com
highly recommended by forum members at Chapala Web Board Forum.
Lupe on Lopez Cotilla #202, (tele: 765.5672) Charges 120 Pesos an hour.
Chapala Health Barbara Rotthaler
offers alternative health treatments, holistic practice, homeopathy, health
lectures and more. Located in San Antonio, she can be reached at the following
telephone number in Mexico: 01-376 766-1987
Club Oxigen Hotel
Danza del Sol, Ocampo 151 Ajijic Telefono 766-5005, Tai Chi, yoga,
pilates, aerobics, step, physical training, weights, water aerobics zumba, boot
camp, ballroom & salsa, kid's programs, tennis, sauna, hi-speed internet.
Convalescent Care, Assisted Living
Look below for a
variety of care options, from active adults to those with Alzheimers and
dementia problems. You might need wound care, companionship or
assistance after surgery. Or, perhaps you would like to invest in a
community which would allow you to move into continuous care if you
should ever need it.
Convalescent Complex -
Currently there are 3 convalescent homes designed for ambulatory Guests.
Fully equipped with a kitchen, laundry and other facilities for group
living. A staff of nurses and maids are on hand to attend to clients.
Daily meals, laundry, cleaning service, 24 hour care. Tele: from the US
or Canada: 011-52-376-766-3152. For an inside look and more information
click on our article here:
Alicia's Convalescent Complex
Casa Anastasia Care Home,
73B Hidalgo, Riberas del Pilar (next to Clinica Mascaras), Chapala, Jal. 45900
765-5680 - cell 333 452 5864. There are 8 lower units, 3 upper units and 2
"suites" with kitchen for a couple. Very nicely done. Brand new with elevator,
pets allowed. There's a hot tub, therapy tub, and pool. 24/7 nursing care, daily
exercise programs. Pricing: Extended Living - $1000 U.S. per month
includes meals, laundry, activities. Minimal Nursing Care - $1250 U.S.
per month with surveillance, individual care plan, drug administration and blood
pressure, pulse, temperature. Full Nursing Care - $1500 U.S. per month.
La Casa Azul - The Blue House
Assisted Living and Nursing Home owned by Dr. Martinez who is a
gerontologist. Medical and nursing services 24 hours, no extra charge. Check
vital signs twice a day 24/7 Tele: 376. 766. 3558 or 376.766.1256 or
Casa de Descanso
For rooms to rent in a secure and serene location for older adults. Tele:
3161.6339 and 1290.7964. Vereda de los Jazmines #32. On the Carretera in Chapala.
La Casa Nostra
Cielito Lindo in San Miguel de Allende - a retirement community
with independent living services, tennis, thermal water pools, gym. Can provide
some level of assistance in the comfort of your own home. For 24/7 care, memory
center serves people with medical or cognitive conditions and dementias such as
Alzheimer's disease, Parkinsons, MS, vascular dementia, aphasia and others.
Lakeside Care - provides
medical monitoring, wound care, diabetes care, rehabilitative therapies,
feeding tube support, respiratory care, bathing, transportation,
housekeeping, respite care. Owned by nurse Sara Vega. Email:
Retirement Home - recommended for compassionate care. Paseo de la Loma #80, La Floresta, Ajijic, Email:
Tele: 376. 766. 2365.
La Pueblita - will offer active
adult living amenities, on-site medical facility, both apartments and
cottages, pets welcome. Plans to break ground in the autumn of
Shangri-La Retirement Living Facility - English-speaking
owned and operated. Conveniently located, home-cooked meals,
family-oriented, short and long term stays. Ramon Corona #169, San
Antonio, Jalisco, Mexico. Tele: 376. 766. 1359, Cell: 331. 218. 2375
La Valentina Senior Residence
Community - Carr.#905, North
La Cristina, Tele: 376. 766. 5179, Cell 045. 333.157. 5242, Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Meals, massage, medical supervision, spa
tub for exercise, activities, housekeeping, laundry services,
transportation, apartments with mini-fridge and microwave, community
dining room, kitchen.