Dr. George Cathey Jr, MD

Dr. George Cathey Jr, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. George Cathey Jr, MD is a family medicine specialist in Quitman, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1982 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

117 N Winnsboro St

Quitman, TX 75783

Contact Information

(903) 763-6220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
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Dr. Cathey Jr's Experience

Dr. Cathey 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 Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Cathey Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cathey Jr "Dr. Cathey is a board certified Family Medicine physician practicing at UT Health East Texas Physicians Clinic in Quitman, Texas. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cathey Jr "George V. Cathey Jr., MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician at UT Health East Texas Physicians clinic in Quitman with a simple philosophy of care: "I put the patient first and always do what's best for them."

While growing up in Quitman he was encouraged to pursue a career as a physician. His family doctor told him if he'd go to medical school and come back to his hometown, he'd turn his practice over to him. "It took me about 15 years to get there, but that was my goal, and I achieved it."

During his three decades of providing care for families in Quitman, Dr. Cathey has treated many patients. "Knowing my patients well and helping them coordinate their medical care is very important to me. I'm able to refer them to the highest quality specialists I know, because I have a lot of experience with them.""

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

280  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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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.


  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • John Peter Smith
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • John Peter Smith
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cathey Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cathey Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cathey Jr to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Cathey Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cathey is a very knowledgeable Dr. who does a thorough physical review and goes over your complete Medical Records to help find your Medical problem or issue. The Nurse and Staff is very professional and carring. There are not many Dr.'s left that take the time to go over your Medical history...more
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Not good while in hospital for 8 days. He was working ER and could not take 5 minutes to check on me and update what diagnosis was. Took 4 days before he ever called in a specialist. More than once said he would come in and update family and we waited and waited and he never showed up. Very...more
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