Dr. Humberto Varela, MD

Dr. Humberto Varela, MD

Legal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Humberto Varela, MD is a legal medicine specialist in Laredo, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Monterrey / Faculty Of Medicine / Division Of Health Sciences in 1974 and specializes in legal medicine.Read his story

506 Gale St

Laredo, TX 78041

Contact Information

(956) 727-8760

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 4 More

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Dr. Varela's Experience

Dr. Varela's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Legal Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Varela's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Varela "I was born and raised in Laredo,Texas; attended catholic schools and graduated from Martin High. Attended Laredo junior college, obtained a B.S. in Pharmacy at the university of Texas in Austin. Graduated with an M.D. from Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico.Interned at Regina Medical center in Regina,Sask.Canada. Did a 3 year residency in family medicine at Memorial Medical Center in Corpus Christi,Texas. I was the first board certified family practitioner in Webb County."

1  Specialties

  • Legal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

24  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • 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.


  • University Of Texas College Of Pharmacy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • University Of Monterrey / Faculty Of Medicine / Division Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Regina Gen Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Saskatoon
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Meml Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Memorial Medical Center, Corpus Chisti, Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • College Of Pharmacy University Of Texas
    Other Education | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varela has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varela's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varela to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Varela'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 (1)

His staff is the absolute WORST! They are extremely unprofessional: rude, lazy, procrastinating and absent minded. The doctor is always making comments on looks and it is uncomfortable, as a woman. Save yourself the frustration and anguish! It's a shame, but Doctor and staff match well to make for...more
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