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Chad Best, MD

Board-Certified Pediatric Gastroenterology

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South Texas Pediatric Gastroenterology
540 Madison Oak Drive, Suite 620
San Antonio, TX 78258
P: (844) 869-3627
F: (210) 640-1631

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
77 Ratings

Dr. Chad Best is a caring and compassionate physician with over 10 years of experience treating infants, children and young adults with various digestive, liver and nutritional disorders.

Chad completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Nevada. His training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology was then completed at the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital and the University of Minnesota, where he also obtained a Master's Degree in Clinical Research. He is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Dr. Best is a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Gastroenterology Association and the North American Society of Pediatric Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Special areas of interest and specialization

  • Pediatric care
  • Gastrointestinal disease and disorders
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Stent Placement
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Testing
  • Video Capsule Evaluation


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Minnesota
  • Residency: Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital
  • Medical School: University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Master's Degree: Clinical Research, University Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science Degree: Health Sciences, University of Nevada

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

North Central Baptist Hospital

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Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
May 27, 2021
All staff were extremely helpful and friendly
May 27, 2021
So great!
May 27, 2021
He was so nice and took the time to speak to us to ensure everything was understood. He was confident in his ability to fix the problem.
May 27, 2021
We arrived early and were taken to the exam room right away
May 22, 2021
Love this office staff! They are efficient, good humored and so very helpful!
May 22, 2021
I have told my pediatrician about him and have recommended him to friends.
May 21, 2021
Kim was amazing on helping me get scheduled, Mario/ Cristella was amazing MA,s and made us feel so comfortable, understanding, then Dr. Best is even more amazing. I know this road of me going there with my daughter is not over. But I am happy to I know I have them on my side helping me through this tough time.
May 21, 2021
Cristella follow up call this morning -- AMAZING
May 21, 2021
I will definitely recommend Dr. Best!!!
May 21, 2021
Kim, Mario, Cristella and Dr. Best showed me they cared and doncern with getting to the problem of what is going on. I will definitely recommend this office. Great Job!
May 21, 2021
no wait was check-in waited 2min , then taken back and Dr was ready to see the moment Mario walked out
May 10, 2021
Excellent experience with staff and physician
May 10, 2021
Best Dr I've seen in a while. He listened and very thorough. Great bedside manner
May 2, 2021
M.A. asked my daughter ' what's wrong, you look sad' after my daughter answering depression questions as all "No's'. It was like he was trying to say she's lying or hiding something when he can't even see her expression when she had a mask on and he doesn't know her. That was wrong what he did.
Apr 22, 2021
We love Dr. Best and his entire staff.
Apr 15, 2021
the friendliness of the front office staff was amazing! we felt welcomed and safe.
Apr 15, 2021
above and beyond what I expected. my daughter commented that she felt like that was one of the first times someone really listened to her!
Apr 15, 2021
Oh my word! BEST appt. EVER! We felt like he LISTENED to everything we said, and therefore he understood! He explained everything and for the first time, in 8 years, we had HOPE!
Apr 15, 2021
We will be letting our pediatrician know so that she can continue to recommend your office! We have already been sharing with everyone how great our appt. went and will continue!
Apr 15, 2021
The most efficient registration process EVER! I wasn't asked to repeat things 3 times!
Apr 8, 2021
This was our first visit and we were pleasantly surprised. No long waiting in the waiting room or exam room. We were able to be seen less than 10 of making an appointment.
Apr 8, 2021
The best part was being reassured that we would find the root cause to my son's constant discomfort.