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Chapala Web Board Forum
Chapala Town Facebook
Immigration/Visas, INAPAM, Healthcare
Guide to Chapala Living, Second Edition
A Common Sense Approach to Your New Life in
Adventurer's Guide to the Pacific Coast of Mexico
Adventurer's Guide to Mexico's Highlands
Adventurer's Guide to Destination Choices
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.
Immigration/Visas, Employee Rights in Mexico, Inapam, Healthcare
A Canadian Perspective on Health Care Overseas
Oscar Ibarra Medical Clinic
Hospital San Antonio
The Blue Home Assisted Living, Jocotepec, Mexico
Alba Zamora, DDS, located in
Chapala Med Clinic - Plaza Interlago Libramiento Chapala-Ajijic #132 - 21. Our
number for dental department is: +52 33 2536 9209 Speaks English.
Ajijic Clinic Open 24 Hours
a day - 7 days a week, Carretera Ote # 33 - Ajijic, Dr. Alfredo Rodriguez - G.
P. - Speaks English, Telephone: 766 0500 or 766 0662, CELL: 01 333 106 1770
Back doctor - David Barnett uses
Bowen Therapy method. Tele: 376. 766. 4539. Email:
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 parking lot from Tio Sam's Appliance store. Tuesday's and Thursdays 10am -
Casita Montana Medical
Located 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
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.
Dentists in Mexico for a list
of Dentists around Mexico check here.
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 parking 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 - Appointments: 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.
La Abejita -
Alicia Godinez Carrillo, Homeopata - Juarez No. 559, Chapala,
Jalisco. Tele: 376. 765. 2266 Hours - 10-2 & 5-8 Monday to Friday. Saturday
Lakeside Emergency Response System For a
forum discussion on the Emergency Response System and how it functions in the
Lake Chapala area. For emergency phrases and
more comprehensive information, buy the book,
Emergency Medical Spanish.
Maskaras Clinic - Orthopedic Surgeon - Dr. Jorge Alvaro Gonzalez (Speaks
English), Telephone: 765 4805
Massage and Homeopatia - Lolita, Calle Degollado No. 310 Colonio
Centro, Chapala, Jalisco. Tele: 376. 765. 2690 Cel: 33. 1076. 9881.
Medicos Especialistas in Ajijic -
Pemex Plaza, Suite # 21 - Off Libramiento. For all Appointments 766-4435
Neurosurgeon - Makes house calls - Dr. Gabriel Varela, email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Tele: (376)
Medical Clinic Dr. Ibarra's Medical Clinic has been in this location for 20
years, but few Expats know about it.
Optometrist - Clear Vision - Dr. Carlos A Martinez Huerta - Degollado #333,
Chapala, Jalisco. Email:
email@example.com Mon-Friday 9:00 am to 7pm, Saturdays 9-2pm Tele:
765. 3558, eyeglasses, eye exams.
Cardona Jose Gabriel Cardona Hijar, Hidalgo #222, in Chapala, Tele: 331. 395.
- Pinto Opticas, Dr. Antonio Pinto F, Hidalgo 77 - 2 - Riberas del Pilar,
Telephone: 765 7793
Orthopedic and Traumatology/ Spine surgeon - Dr. H. Michael Dittmar Johnson
- Works at Puerto di Hierro Hospital.
Physical Therapy - Makes Housecalls - Richy Umbarger (Speaks English) - Appt
Only Telephone: 766 1536 Cell Phone: 045 331 142 1474
Radiology - Dr. Angel Villabos - Appointments: Wednesday 4 PM to 6 PM. For
all appointments 766.5154
specialist - Dr Rigoberto Rios - Carretera Oriente # 1 Plaza la Montaña.
Tele: 376. 766. 1521 lasik surgery, cataract surgery and general care of the
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.
Hospitals of interest
for the non-insured are:
"Fray Antonio Alcalde" (Viejo)
Calle Hospital #278 (urgencias adultos)
Calle Hospital #310
Calle Coronel Calderón #777 (urgencias pediatría)
Colonia Centro, Guadalajara
Tele: 33 3614 5501
Urgencias Adultos: ext. 174
Urgencias Pediatría: ext. 201
Medicina Interna Adultos: ext 212
Terapia Intensiva Adultos: ext. 201
Consulta Externa: ext. 226
Cardiolgía: ext. 212
Trabajo Social: 33 3614 5801 ext. 177
|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:
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:
Fundacion Oftalmologica de
Occte., Avenida Americas #276, S.H. Tele: 36. 16. 2201, Guadalajara
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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.
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Mexico - interactive site to
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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
The Blue Home Assisted
Living, Jocotepec, Mexico -
opened in July of 2019, The Blue Home Assisted Living facility is
privately owned and operated by Nurse Maria Fernanda Blas who holds a
specialty degree in Geriatrics. Her co-owner/partner is a nutritionist,
Abraham Chávez who has a specialty degree in Food Science and Client
Services. English-speaking, pet friendly, affiliated with local clinics
and doctors can come on-site for care. Cell Phone: 33. 1228. 6776.
OR Cell Phone: 33. 1039. 1321 E-mail:
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
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
La Casa Nostra Nursing
Home/Assisted Living 24 hour nursing staff, weekly doctor visits, free local
transportation, meals, medication management, massage. Santa Monica #22 Riberas Del Pilar. Telefono
376. 765. 4187 Fax:
376. 765. 5142, Email:
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
Casa Zoe Chapala jaisco
Cielo vista 45920 Chapala, JAL México, Tele: 33 1574 2583 Open 24 hours.
Physical activity according to the capabilities of each person, e.g., swimming,
hydro-massage, exercise. Occupational and recreational therapy with entertaining
games in and outside the house, e.g., visits to the movies, theatre, walks on
the boardwalk, and volunteering opportunities among others. Balanced nutrition,
cleaning and laundry services.
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.
Happiness Care Residence
Santa Clara #504 Riberas del Pilar, Ajijic, Chapala. One and a half Blocks
Mountain Side Across from Pemex-OXXO M.D. Rebeca Arroyo V.Email:
Rebekaav@gmail.com Tele: +52 (33) 3137
Lake Chapala Nursing Home
- Martha is manager. Tele: 376. 766. 0404. $1500USD per month, Diapers and
medicines extra. Email:
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.
Pueblita - offers active
adult living amenities, on-site medical facility, both apartments and
cottages, pets welcome.
Mi Casita González Gallo
#70 San Antonio Tlayacapan, Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico Tele: 376-106-2081
For a list of services and pricing,
Shangri-La-Retirement Living Facility -
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
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.
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