Dr. Melecia Fuentes, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 46

1315 E 6th St Ste 12
Weslaco, TX 78596
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Dr. Fuentes:

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Dr. Fuentes' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Knapp Medical Center
1401 East Eight Street
Weslaco, TX 78596

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fuentes

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Tierra Santa Family Medicine
Tierra Santa Family Medicine
1315 E 6th St Ste 12
Weslaco, TX 78596
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  • Family Medicine
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    Dr. Fuentes' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Fuentes' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Audiometry
    • Biopsy
    • Bursa Injections
    • Echocardiography
    • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
    • Injection Therapy
    • Joint Injection
    • Laceration Repair
    • Lavage
    • Pap Smear
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Spirometry
    2

    Conditions Dr. Fuentes Treats

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    Background Check for Dr. Fuentes

    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

    Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Graduated in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    UT Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fuentes & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Fuentes' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Knapp Medical Center where Dr. Fuentes has admitting privileges:

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    • Knapp Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fuentes

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuentes to family and friends

    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Fuentes' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Fuentes
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Fuentes accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Tierra Santa Family Medicine
    1315 E 6th St Ste 12
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 447-8377 (Office)
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