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Dr. James Prieto, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 39

Dr. Prieto

Dr. James Prieto, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.


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Dr. Prieto accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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. Prieto's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Prieto treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prieto performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Prieto performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Prieto's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Prieto, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2003
University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
Medical School
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Prieto's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prieto

4.8

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
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(36)
4 Stars
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1 Star
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On 07/06/18 I had surgery with Dr. Prieto and he was remarkable. Everything he said before the surgery was done to the point. He made me feel secured and comfortable knowingly that I was in good hands. He never ever said something different and did another. I strongly feel that God is working...Read More
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Dr. Prieto is one of the best doctors I've ever been to. He is not only very professional but he is nice and friendly. I trust him with my life. He takes time to explain everything that he needs to do before surgery and everything I need to do after surgery.
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My experience with Dr. Prieto and staff was excellent. I felt comfortable talking to him. I highly recommend him. Great job to him and his staff.
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Dr. Prieto is excellent. Explains everything pertaining to the patient's condition for treatment, if surgery is needed doctor explains the surgery and after Healing and Care. Dr. gives full attention takes time with patient's, answers all questions. My husband also went to him and was very...Read More
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Have had excellent care and service from Dr. Prieto himself as well as his staff.
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