Welcome to Digestive Diseases Specialists of Colorado

One of the most trusted and respected Gastroenterology and hepatology practices in Southern Colorado.


At Digestive Diseases Specialists of Colorado, we believe that each patient and doctor become a team for treating an individual's digestive problems. Our gastroenterologists spend most of their time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that problems are resolved and your health improves.

We want our patients to be informed about their digestive problems and treatments, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being. That is why we've included a section on this website covering common topics associated with gastroenterology and endoscopic procedures. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern related to your digestive health.

We also know that convenience is important to your selection of a gastroenterologist in Pueblo. In these web pages you'll find information about Digestive Diseases Specialists of Colorado, including our location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We hope you find our practice offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a gastroenterologist in Pueblo.

We are committed to providing highest quality individualized are possible, utilize most current knowledge and technology provided by our team of skilled professionals with focus on cost containment.


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If you have not heard from our office within 5 business days, please contact our office at (719) 543-3500

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Meet Our Providers

  • Atul Vahil

    Dr. Atul Vahil founded Digestive Diseases Specialists of Colorado in 2001 with the mission of providing gastroenterology services to southern Colorado. Our approach is patient centered and emphasizes patient education of illnesses and participation in their own health care.


  • Maritza Proano

    Dr. Maritza Proano is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City with a degree in Doctor of Medicine.


  • Brenda Carver-Torres

    Brenda Carver-Torres, a native of Pueblo, obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1999 from the University of Southern Colorado. Working in same day surgery and endoscopy, she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Colorado in 2004.


Hours of Operation


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