Dr. Hector Cantu, MD

Dr. Hector Cantu, MD

Pediatrics  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Hector Cantu, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Laredo, TX. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

6828 Springfield Ave Ste 1

Laredo, TX 78041

Contact Information

(956) 726-4060

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Cantu's Experience

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Dr. Cantu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
1

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Ctro Estud U Xochicalco, Ensenada
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Driscoll Childrens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cantu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cantu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cantu to family and friends
3.9
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Cantu's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cantu is the best pediatrician of Laredo. The level of care he provides his patients is beyond ALL expectations! The doctor’s office will follow up and ask how your child is progressing, sometimes even the doctor himself! As a new mom, I feel very comfortable asking him any question because he...more
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Dr Cantu has called me at 9pm on Saturday to check on the status of my sick baby and to give me test results from blood work. This level of care is beyond my expectation of a doctor in this area. Overall I have been very happy with his recommendations and treatment.
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Dr. Cantu accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
    PHCS Network PPO

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