Dr. Jorge Tolmos, MD

Dr. Jorge Tolmos, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Jorge Tolmos, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seneca, SC and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from UCLA Harbor Med Ctr in 2000 and specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.

109 Omni Dr Ste A

Seneca, SC 29672

Contact Information

(864) 885-1978

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 69% of peers

Dr. Tolmos's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated


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33  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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 Cayetano Heredia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • UCLA Harbor Med Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tolmos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tolmos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolmos to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tolmos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Sent wrong insurance code to hospital. Insurance covers the procedure but refused coverage because of wrong code. After 6 months, hospital has not received correct code. Dr. claims he is not responsible, since he outsources billing. Refuses to correct problem. I am out of pocket $$$ for a covered...more
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There is no man or beast born yet I'm scared of.....but put me in a hospital or in front of doctor and I'm terrified beyond reason. Then along came Dr. Tolmos, who eased my fear, told me exactly what to expect, answered my ridiculous questions (with the patience of a saint), and kept a healthy dose...more
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He's just a really great Dr. personable, helpful not at all condescending as some can be. He will be missed in Seneca when he leaves.
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