New Colorectal Screening Recommendation: Start Younger

Doctors now recommend everyone 45 and older schedule a colorectal screening.

Click A Name Below to Schedule a Referral

Colorectal Specialists

Dr. Mario Alberto Alcantra, 225 E. Sonterra Blvd, Suite 215, San Antonio 78258
Dr. J. Chris Connaughton, 3903 Wiseman Blvd., Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78251
Dr. Seema Izfar, 225 E. Sonterra Blvd, Suite 215, San Antonio 78258
Dr. James Prieto, 311 Camden, Suite 501, San Antonio 78215

Primary Care Physicians

Dr. Cristo Calle, MedFirst Primary Care: 3118 Clark Avenue, San Antonio 78210
Dr. Andrew Donaruma, MedFirst Primary Care: 16088 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 115, San Antonio 78216
Dr. Trini Garza, MedFirst Primary Care: 16977 IH-35 N, Suite 210, Schertz 78154
Dr. Felicitas Gonzales, MedFirst Primary Care: 16088 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 115, San Antonio 78216
Dr. Anton Jirka, MedFirst Primary Care: 5979 Babcock Road, San Antonio 78240
Dr. Maria Jirka, MedFirst Primary Care: 5979 Babcock Road, San Antonio 78240
Dr. Joseph Luna, MedFirst Primary Care: 5430 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 400, San Antonio 78229

Know the Facts:

1 in 3 people are not up to date with screenings

  • 1 in 3 people are not up-to-date with their screenings
  • 51% increase in colon cancer among people younger than age 50 since 1994
  • Early detection and treatment results in a 90% survival rate

Get a Referral

It only takes a few minutes. Click on a physician near you below to book a referral appointment online.

The doctor’s office will call you in the next couple of days to talk about next steps. In some cases you may be able to schedule a colonoscopy without a separate visit to your doctor.

Need help? Just call 833-837-8272.