Dr. Angel Tamez, MD

Dr. Angel Tamez, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Angel Tamez, MD is a general surgery specialist in McAllen, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Rio Grande Surgical Specialists

222 E Ridge Rd Ste 106

McAllen, TX 78503
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 84% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
normal
more than 81% of peers
Liver Biopsy
normal
more than 78% of peers

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14  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Rheumatologic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

146  Conditions Treated

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134  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • 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
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Robotic-Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tamez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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...Read More
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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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