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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 65

1303 McCullough Ave Ste 542
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Dr. Etlinger's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
Nix Medical Center
414 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205

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ETLINGER JOHN E MD OFFICE
1303 McCullough Ave Ste 542
San Antonio, TX 78212
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    Dr. Etlinger's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
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    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Texas Technical University
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Baylor University Med Center

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor University Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Etlinger & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Etlinger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Nix Medical Center

    • Methodist Hospital

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    Dr. Etlinger's Office & Staff

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    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Etlinger

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    ETLINGER JOHN E MD OFFICE
    1303 McCullough Ave Ste 542
    San Antonio, TX 78212
    (210) 229-9290 (Office)
    (210) 229-9494 (Fax)
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