As one of his medical specialities, Dr. Hidalgo deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases for his patients based in Belize.
Lung & Kidney Disease
In the early stages of chronic lung and kidney failure, symptoms may not be very prominent. Dr. Hidalgo can detect and cure the early signs of these illnesses.
Cholesterol & Diabetes
If you have high blood glucose and blood pressure, you may have high cholesterol. These are risk factors for diabetes too. Discuss your condition with Dr. Hidalgo.
About the Doctor
Dr. Hidalgo has been a pioneer of Critical Care Medicine in Belize. In 2010, he founded in Belize the Central American and the Caribbean Consortium of the Intensive Care Medicine. Due to his contribution in the field of Intensive Care he has been awarded with the Presidential Citation Award from the American Society of Intensive Care Medicine for five consecutive years.
Dr. Hidalgo was also awarded with the highest recognition that the American College of Physicians offers to its members – Master of the American College of Physician. He is also is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and Fellow of the American College of Chest Physician. He specializes in cholesterol, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, arthritis, heart diseases, thyroid, and lung and kidney diseases.
What is the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)?
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a unit in the hospital where seriously ill patients are cared for by specially trained staff. The ICU staff includes doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, clinical nurse specialists, pharmacists, physical therapists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, social workers, and chaplains.