Dr. James Prieto, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 42

Colorectal Surgery

Dr. James Prieto, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Medical Center and Methodist Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. James Prieto, MD

South Texas Colorectal Center

311 Camden St Ste 501 San Antonio, TX 78215 ()
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(210) 212-6202

Telehealth available

Accepting new patients

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Prieto's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto treats Constipation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Prieto treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto treats Hemorrhoids more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Prieto treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Sphincterotomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto performs Sphincterotomy more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Prieto performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Prieto's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Prieto accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Prieto's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prieto

4.8

Based on 67 ratings

5 Stars
92.53731343283582%
(62)
4 Stars
2.985074626865672%
(2)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.477611940298507%
(3)
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Personable & informative
Very easygoing, makes you feel comfortable & answers any questions or concerns in depth so you understand fully.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Mar 18, 2022
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It took a long time before I was seen by the doctor. The doctor was pleasant and showed concern about my well-being.
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
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CHILDS,WILMA – Mar 15, 2022
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Initial Visit
Dr. Prieto’s staff were friendly and professional and put me at ease even before I was examined. Dr. Prieto was excellent with his examination and explaining my future treatment.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Diana Arizpe – Mar 01, 2022
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Had a very pleasant and productive visit.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Feb 19, 2022
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Absolutely
Dr. Prieto and his staff are very patient focused and positive. The Dr. Had an extremely pleasant bedside manner, is engaging, is prepared prior to coming into the consultation and is by far, a professional.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Armando Valdez – Feb 10, 2022
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Dr. Prieto and his support staff offered me a compassionate and detailed examination. Treatment plan explained to me in great detail.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 29, 2022
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Dr Prieto great. He explains everything he is going to do and slows concern for me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 21, 2022
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Dr Prieto is a great doctor. He really knows what he is doing and he is caring and kind and takes the time to listen to you and help you!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 02, 2021
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Dr. Prieto was very professional and helpful. He explained what was going on and what I needed to expect very well.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 25, 2021
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Dr. Prieto is always very professional but yet very pleasant to be around. He listens and is always responsive to one's concerns.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Nov 16, 2021
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Excellent!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 03, 2021
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Appreciate Dr. Prietos up beat manner, and his conservative management of my health.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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George Jahant – Oct 15, 2021
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Good experience… Very well explained .. They inspired confidence!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 01, 2021
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Appointment was very prompt and professional. Everything was explained in detail by the staff and Dr. Prieto.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Raymond Delgado – Aug 25, 2021
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He’s an excellent Doctor! Shows concern and explains everything in great detail! He gives you options and he takes the time to actually listen!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jackie Lee – Aug 17, 2021
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Excellent care starting with Dr. Prieto and all his office staff. Quite remarkable actually. Very pleased with everything they do.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Luis Alvarado – Jul 23, 2021
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Dr. Prieto is professional and proficiently thorough and specific with my health concerns.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
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Margaret Duenas – Jun 24, 2021
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Yes.
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Janie L Scholz – Jun 24, 2021
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It was my yearly follow up. My follow up went well. I have to do an MRI.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 08, 2021
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Excellent communication around the tell-visit. Doctor went through working diagnosis and explanation of problem, discussion of robiotic approach vs open and what was best, risks of surgery and recovery process.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marlene Spicer – May 27, 2021
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Biography

Dr. James Prieto, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Medical Center and...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

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What are Dr. James Prieto, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Prieto frequently treats Constipation, Hemorrhoids, and Sphincterotomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Prieto treats.

Where is Dr. James Prieto, MD's office located?

Dr. Prieto's office is located at 311 Camden St Ste 501, San Antonio, TX 78215. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

South Texas Colorectal Center

South Texas Colorectal Center311 Camden St Ste 501 San Antonio, TX 78215
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South Texas Colorectal Group

Heart and Vascular Institute of Texas2648 Loop 337 New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Prieto is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baptist Medical Center

San Antonio, TX

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

Resolute Health Hospital

New Braunfels, TX

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)