Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

522 E Dove Ave Mcallen, TX 78504 Get Directions
Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD
Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Mcallen, TX. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Vela Jr is affiliated with Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance.

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Dr. Vela Jr'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Mission, TX |
Excellent doctor--fantastic staff!
Mission, TX |
Dr. Vela was great at explaining everything.
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Dr. Vela Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    U/Tx Scis Center San Antonio
  • Residency Hospital
    Fam Med Center University Tex

    Completed in 1983

    University Tex Med Br

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Thyroid Screening