Dr. Carlos C. Vela, MD

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 58

1400 S St Marys St
Falfurrias, TX 78355
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Edinburg Regional Medical Center
1102 West Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX 78539
Mission Regional Medical Center
900 South Bryan Road
Mission, TX 78572

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Falfurrias Medical Group
Falfurrias Medical Group
1400 S St Marys St
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Pecan Medical Center LLC
Pecan Medical Center LLC
110 Pecan Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78501
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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
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    0 Malpractice Claims

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Nacional De La Plata, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Graduated in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Ohio Valley Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vela & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Vela's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

    • Edinburg Regional Medical Center

    • Mission Regional Medical Center

    • Rio Grande Regional Hospital

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Vela accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Emblem Health
    • GEHA
    • HealthFirst
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
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    • Molina
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Pipefitters
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    Falfurrias Medical Group
    1400 S St Marys St
    Falfurrias, TX 78355
    (361) 325-1910 (Office)
    B
    Pecan Medical Center LLC
    110 Pecan Blvd
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 661-0040 (Office)
    C
    Hospitalist Group
    1810 E Griffin Pkwy Suite A4
    Mission, TX 78572
    (956) 580-8072 (Office)
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