Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD

Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mcallen, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from U De Nuevo Leon and specializes in neurosurgery.

1200 S Col Rowe Blvd Ste A5

Mcallen, TX 78501

Contact Information

(956) 631-8717

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tijerina's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tijerina treats Low Back Pain more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Tijerina treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tijerina treats Spine Disorders more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Tijerina treats this condition more than 44% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spondylolisthesis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tijerina treats Spondylolisthesis more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Tijerina treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Dr. Tijerina's conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mcallen, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from U De Nuevo Leon and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Oakland Vets Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
U De Nuevo Leon
Medical School
1980
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
McLaren Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1980
1975

Awards

Dr. Tijerina's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tijerina

2.3

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
30%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
10%
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1 Star
60%
(6)

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The office has call me twice to cancel my appointments as the doctor will not be in. Poor service from their part and the doctor.
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My experience with Dr. Tijerina was truly impressive. It was several years ago when I needed neck surgery. At the time we didn't know what problems were involved but he told me at the time that he would do whatever was best for me. And he was right! He kept his word!I am so thankful that I had...Read More
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