Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD
Dr. Rincon performs general surgery, focusing on the abdomen, including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland, His specialties also focus on disease involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernia, General surgery is a discipline that requires Dr. Rincon to have knowledge of and familiarity with a broad spectrum of diseases that require surgical treatment. At San Antonio General Surgery, Dr. Rincon performs minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery through several small holes in the abdomen with the aid of a camera. The incisions are much smaller than traditional surgical techniques, allowing for quicker healing and greater recovery rates. Dr. Jorge L. Rincon, is Board Certified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and an active Member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). He has been involved in over 2000 weight loss surgery procedures since 1996 and has been the primary surgeon in over 500 weight loss surgeries. Dr. Rincon performs various general surgery procedures including gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery, breast cancer surgery, reflux surgery (GERD) and other minimally invasive procedures at San Antonio General Surgery.

1162 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 210

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 587-7744

Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD

Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Rincon's Experience

Dr. Rincon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Large Breasts
  • Lipomas
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Aging
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spider Veins
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wrinkles


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  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hair Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Liposuction
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal


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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.


  • Universidad Central de Venezuela
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Universidad Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Hosp Of St Raphael (Yale Affiliated)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Hosp St Raphael Yale University Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rincon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rincon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rincon to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Rincon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
San Antonio, TX |
Would NOT recommend this doctor! His receptionist/assistant Monica is VERY RUDE not only on the phone but in person too. She does not know how to be pleasant with patients and has NO knowledge in billing. Highly recommend finding another doctor if you can.
San Antonio, to |
Monica is very rude, unprofessional and a liar. Does not know how to treat patients and code billing correctly.
in San Antonio, TX |
Professionalism, expertise, experience and guidance describes Dr. Rincon and his staff. Dr. Rincon's skills and experience as a surgeon, along with Monica's dedication, determination and expertise to coordinate and schedule my surgical procedure, has me now recovering safely and comfortable at home.
Houston, TX |
Dr rincon did my surgery and did an awesome job. Even with follow up visits. His assistant Monica us so sweet also shes very helpful and knowledgeable about the procedures to in case u have more questions after u leave.
in San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Rincon did my mastectomy. I was so nervous as you can imagine after getting news of cancer. He was very respectful toward me and explained the whole procedure. All my questions were answered. He was direct and to the point which I appreciated. when I started my physical therapy, several therapists were all impressed with my scars and asked who did my surgery because typically they were not as meticulous as Dr. Rincon's. I have healed well and am grateful for his excellent care.
in San Antonio, TX |
Office environment is pretty horrible , waiting room is small and cramped, very unwelcoming, dr rincon does not explain much and I felt very rushed to get in and out.. After my nerve conduction study a I was told I would receive results but never did , only thing I got was a bill. Would never go back or recommend to anyone.
in Eagle Pass, TX |
I had surgery with Dr. Rincon and after being Discharge he send me with no excuse for work and the next day I called his office to get a note for work. Monica the receptionist is very rude, and unprofessional. she made me take a form for the doctor I drove two hours to hear he was too busy to write the note I came back the next day I called and He waned me back again for a second evaluation when all I need it was a simple excuse for work. On top of all that they waned $50 dollars for the note
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Dr. Rincon accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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