Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD

Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Humberto Tijerina, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mcallen, TX and has been practicing for 38 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
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
normal
more than 71% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 62% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Tijerina's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • 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
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9  Procedures

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tijerina has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tijerina's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tijerina to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Tijerina's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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