Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(21)
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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.

2821 Michael Angelo Drve Ste 400

McAllen, TX 78539

Contact Information

(956) 362-3590

Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD

Dr. Efraim Vela Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Vela Jr's Experience

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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
2

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
1

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
28

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
10

Procedures

  • 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

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

  • 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
4.6
based on 21 total reviews (3 with comments)
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 (3)
McAllen |
Very thorough and attentive would highly recommend him. Takes time to listen and explain. Super staff .
in Mission, TX |
Excellent doctor--fantastic staff!
Mission, TX |
Dr. Vela was great at explaining everything.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vela Jr accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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