Dr. Angel Tamez, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 47

  22 Reviews

Dr. Angel Tamez, MD is a general surgery specialist in McAllen, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.


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(956) 502-0420

Dr. Tamez accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Federal Employee Program
Preferred Plan PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Gold Plus HMO
Humana HMO
Humana HMOx
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Medicare Advantage HMO
Navigate POS
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO

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Dr. Tamez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tamez treats Abdominal Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Tamez treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Ulcer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tamez treats Ulcer more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Tamez treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tamez performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Tamez performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Tamez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colposcopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dry Skin
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagitis
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision of Vestibule Floor of Mouth
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastrotomy
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastectomy
  • Meningiomas
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Obesity
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Ringworm
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Robotic-Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Scabies
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Angel Tamez, MD is a general surgery specialist in McAllen, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Tx Med School San Antonio
Residency Hospital
2006
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Loma Linda University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Internship Hospital
1998
Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
Medical School
1994
University Of Texas
Undergraduate School
2006
2006
1999
1998
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tamez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tamez

4.3

Based on 22 reviews

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Dr. Angel Tamez is an excellent and outstanding surgeon who goes the extra mile to treat his patients with utmost care, genuine compassion, and heartfelt kindness. My family and I are very Blessed and grateful to have had Dr. Tamez perform an emergency surgery on my father for a gastro-intestinal perforation. In essence, he is truly a prominent surgeon with an invaluable dedication to his profession, and he has a wonderful, dedicated, and friendly staff at his lovely professional office.
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Wait time is horrible. 2 hours to see the damn doctor. My insurance is paying for this. The office is way to small to see patients. I could not find a chair so I'm sitting on a bench in front of the elevator. The building looks like a flashback of the Brady Green clinic.
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Affiliated Hospitals

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

Nix Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average