Dr. Angel Tamez, MD

Dr. Angel Tamez, MD

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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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tamez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
high
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 Disorders
Anal Fistula
Anemia
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
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
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
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 C
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
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
Nausea
Nerve Biopsy
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
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
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)
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
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thrombocytosis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tongue Cancer
Tracheal Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
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 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 12 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
  • 2006
    Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2006
  • 1999
    University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1994
    University of Texas
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Tamez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tamez

4.3

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerivantage
Medicaid HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
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
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Navigate POS
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO

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Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

Nix Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX