Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD

Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Mcallen, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Efraim Vela Jr, MD

522 E Dove Ave

Mcallen, TX 78504
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Accepted insurance

  • 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


See how frequently Dr. Vela Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Maternal Anemia
very high
more than 90% of peers
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
very high
more than 88% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
more than 85% of peers

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated



  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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.


  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • U/tx Scis Center San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Fam Med Center University Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vela Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vela Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vela Jr to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 2
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Dr. Vela Jr's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in McAllen
Very thorough and attentive would highly recommend him. Takes time to listen and explain. Super staff .
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in Mission, TX
Excellent doctor--fantastic staff!
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in Mission, TX
Dr. Vela was great at explaining everything.
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