Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jorge Vela, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Laredo, TX. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1710 E Saunders St Ste B270

Laredo, TX 78041

Contact Information

(956) 726-0037

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Vela does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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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 Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Christus Spohn Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vela has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vela has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vela's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vela to family and friends
1.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Vela's Performance

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Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

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