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There is a well-stocked pharmacy in the main part of town and a small clinic located just off the main road into town. The clinic is staffed with a newly-graduated medical student who serves a year internship and he/she usually speaks English. The clinic is clean but hours vary. Keep in mind it is a clinic not a western-style hospital.

They are all cell phone  numbers and from a local land line you would dial the number as printed below.

Protección Civil

They have some  emergency medical equipment.  If you break a bone, dislocate a hip, get stung by a scorpion or have some other non life-threatening injury, Protección Civil can help you.

Protección Civil 044-315-112-4048

Centro de Salud Calle Cedros 220 – Doctor changes annually but the nurse remains the same. Office phone is 315-351-5117 there is an emergency contact number posted on the door.  It changes with each new doctor we receive.
Located next to the Telesecundaria (High School on the main road in/out of town)hours are 8am – 3pm Monday through Friday; they have oxygen.  If you need the doctor outside those hours there should be a contact number posted on the office door.

Dra. Marta Aceves (residence) Concha Molida #97 – 351-5182
Office is Maria Asuncion #6 and she can stitch you up, give you a shot, prescribe an antibiotic, treat a scorpion sting. 351-7205

Red Cross Emergency – 065 ~ ask for the service you need


Dra. Claudia Leticia Perez Velasquez: 351-7066; cell 044-315-107-4204

Calle Estanislao Gonzalez 49;homeopathy, alternative therapies, general practitioner, bach flower remedies, acupuncture, massage, reki and pharmacy;


Aceves Pharmacy Maria \Asuncion #6 – 351-7205 hours 9-2 and 5-10

Other Health Services by Area


Dr. Eduardo Pimiento Woo: 355-5426, in front of the Centro de Salud on Cordiano Guzman

Dr. Ernesto Carbajal-Real: 355-5477; cell 044-315-109-3715

general practioner, around the corner from the telegraph office – speaks English

Centro de Salud – Cordiano Guzman

Lab Work: next to the Centro de Salud; you do not need a referral


Patricia Lomalei: 355-8704; 355-7611

Barra de Navidad

Dra. Laura: home phone 355-5859
Avenida Veracruz #175-B (the principle street); she does not answer her office phone so phone her at home.

Dra. Maria Herlinda Rubio: 355-5412
Avenida Veracruz #232 (Rubio Farmacia across from the bus station); G.P. and Cardiologist, she speaks excellent English and is very thorough in her examination and diagnosis.

Dr. Pedro David Crespo Contreras: 355-8082; cell # 044-315-102-0007
Avenida Veracruz #45


Dra. Sandra Eva Molena Huerta: 355-2853
Aquiles Serdan #42 (one block past Electra, just before the bank)

Cruz Roja: 355-2300; 355-2023
They are a small clinic which gives basic services and diabetes support; they have an ambulance.

Dra. Sofia: 355-3940
personal note: she is the daughter of Beto & Olga.


Clinics and Hospitals
Hospital Manzanillo : 314-336-7272
Boulivard Miguel de la Madris #444 ( Comercial and Soriana, but not as far as the sailboat sculpture.

Clinic Echuari : 01 314 334 0444
Boulivard Costera #1215 (immediately before Soriana, on the opposite side of the street; this is a small, private hospital with 12 private rooms;they do x-rays and surgery;some staff speak minimal English.  Has an Emergency Room 24/7 as well as around nine private hospital rooms.

El Grullo

Centro Naturista – Daniel Arreloa: 321-387-2049
Lerdo de Tejada #99

Puerto Vallarta

Instituto Superior de Medicinas Integrativas, Consulta de Salud Integral :322-224-9278
Ignacio Colonia Independencia Allende #302.

Lupita Esquivel Perales : 322-224-9278

Dr. Adan Noel Michel Brixon : 322-224-4761; 224-9761 – cell 044-322-109-2313

Advanced Medical Centre, Aldanaca #170, Colonia Versalles;Dental Surgeon;email: pv-drmichel@yahoo.com

Hospital Versalles – Dr. Ramon Ortega: 322-224-9292(office) 322-1074 (home)
Internist; Bi-lingual