Dr. Edgar Moncada, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 51

  

Dr. Edgar Moncada, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brownsville, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery.


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Brownsville Surgical Specialists

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(956) 350-3901
Brownsville Surgical Specialists100 E Alton Gloor Blvd Bldg B Brownsville, TX 78526
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Dr. Moncada's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Moncada

4.2

Based on 14 reviews

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excellent service and attention
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Feb 06, 2020
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Dr. Moncada was very friendly. He answered all questions and explained exactly what he was going to do.
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Robert – Aug 23, 2019
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I found Dr. Moncada to be very positive and focused on my questions and concerns. He was very through and explained the process precisely and positively. Overall a good experience.
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SPA – Aug 20, 2019
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Great service prompt response and great explanation about procedure
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Jul 28, 2019
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I'M REALLY GREATFUL. IT WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE WITH THE DOCTOR. HE EXPLAINED EVERYTHING. MAY GOD BLESS YOU.
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Jul 10, 2019
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It was a carbon copy of the others!
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Ramblin' Rose in Los Fresnos, TX – Apr 30, 2019
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Dr. Moncada is a great Surgery. He takes the time to explain everything. He does a wonderful job. I had two surgeries with Dr. Moncada and wouldn't want anyone else.
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Martha in San Benito, TX – Nov 02, 2017
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Dr. E. Moncada and entire staff were very friendly and helpful. The biopsy report was explained in detail and appropriate surgery scheduled. I was able to have all my questions answered.
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Dr. Moncada accepts the following insurance:

Accountable Health Plans of America
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Centene
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
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Medicaid
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PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
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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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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moncada performs Gallbladder Removal more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Moncada performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Moncada performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Moncada performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

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Dr. Moncada's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lump
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mass
  • Mastectomy
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

We develop a dialogue, through which our patients understand the diagnostic process, their own unique problem, their treatment choices, and the recovery process. We believe the most important aspects of providing quality care are listening to the nee...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

2003
Drexel University
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Drexel University
Residency Hospital
1997
Crozer-Chester MC
Internship Hospital
1993
Universidad Del Zulia
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Affiliated Hospitals

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Valley Regional Medical Center

Brownsville, TX

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville

Brownsville, TX

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

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)