Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD

Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Jorge Rincon, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas in 1992 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

1162 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 210

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 587-7744

Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 79% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 59% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Rincon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rincon "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."
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Body Disproportion
  • Chemical Burn
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gigantomastia
  • Nose Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Premature Aging
  • Skin Aging
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Wrinkles

29  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

  • 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

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rincon to family and friends
17 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Rincon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I first met Dr. Rincon while in the hospital, which was not the best environment to meet him. I did not have the best first impression of him. But it did not take me long to realize he is an amazing doctor and surgeon. He truly cares about his patients and wants to see them get healthy. My life...more
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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.
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Monica is very rude, unprofessional and a liar. Does not know how to treat patients and code billing correctly.
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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...more
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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.
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