About Me

Dr. Jose Luis Aranez is a board-certified gastroenterologist who specializes in advanced therapeutic endoscopy procedures.

Dr. Aranez received his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean and completed his internal medicine and chief medical residency from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Rochester Medical Center followed by a second fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy (AES) from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Aranez is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.

His practice includes general gastroenterology with interests in GERD, peptic ulcer disease, colorectal cancer screening. His clinical interest includes the diagnosis, staging, and management of gastrointestinal malignancy and the utilization of therapeutic endoscopy to offer minimally invasive procedures.

In addition to upper endoscopy and colonoscopy, Dr. Aranez has specialized training in therapeutic endoscopy which encompasses Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Cholangioscopy (Spyglass), Pancreatoscopy (Spyglass), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR), Enteral Stents (esophageal, gastroduodenal, colon), Luminal Apposing Metal Stents (LAMS), Endoscopic Suturing, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA).

He is an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, spending time on the beach and outdoor activities, and traveling. 

  • Advanced Endoscopy Services
Areas of Interest:
  • GERD
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Hepatobiliary 
  • Complex Biliary Stones
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • EUS guided Cyst Gastrostomy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatoscopy (ERCP)
  • Cholangioscopy (spyglass)
  • Endoluminal Stenting
  • Endoscopic Suturing
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Transoral gastric Outlet Reduction (TORE)


Provider Specialty



  • Cancer Care
  • Digestive Care
  • Gastroenterology


Medical Education

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles

Residency - Internal Medicine

State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

Fellowship – Gastroenterology & Hepatology

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY

Fellowship – Advanced Endoscopy

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX

Locations & Affiliations


MemorialCare Medical Group - Orange Coast Medical Center (Health and Wellness Pavilion)

18035 Brookhurst Street

Suite 2100

Fountain Valley, CA

Office: (877) 696-3622

Insurances Accepted

Aetna Whole Health ACO
Boeing MemorialCare Health Alliance ACO
Aetna Commercial HMO
Anthem Commercial HMO
BlueShield Commercial HMO
Cigna Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO
Anthem Vivity HMO
BlueShield Trio Commercial HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
BlueShield Medicare Advantage HMO
Health Net Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
SCAN Medicare Advantage HMO
UHC AARP Medicare Advantage HMO
Centivo ACO
Alignment Medicare Advantage HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO
Aetna PPO
Anthem PPO
Blue Shield PPO
Cigna PPO
Health Net PPO
Humana PPO
United HealthCare PPO
TriCare West(HN)/TriWest Healthcare(BSC)
Clever Care Medicare Advantage HMO