Dr. Carlos Garcia-Cantu, MD

Dr. Carlos Garcia-Cantu, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o
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Dr. Carlos Garcia-Cantu, MD is a general surgery specialist in Edinburg, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in general surgery.

South Texas Vein Institute

2707 W Trenton Rd

Edinburg, TX 78539
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Gynecomastia
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more than 5% of peers
Stomach Surgery
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more than 5% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 5% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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171  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Ablation
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Amputation
  • Anal Repair
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Care Services
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Cryoablation
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Cystectomy
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Fistulogram
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Tattoo Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Ligation
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Revascularization
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Shunts
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stent Grafting
  • Stenting
  • Stitches
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Video Laser Laparoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Wart Removal
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Care and Management
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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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Cabrini Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Cabrini Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mt Vernon Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Lincoln Hospital Center New York Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garcia-Cantu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garcia-Cantu's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia-Cantu to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Garcia-Cantu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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