Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

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Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male

Jorge Vela MD 1710 E Saunders St Ste B270, Laredo, TX 78041 Get Directions
(956) 726-0037

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Dr. Vela specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Laredo, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

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
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Fifth Pathway / a Foreign Medical School

    Graduated in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    Albert Einstein Med Center
    Baptist Hospital
    Christus Spohn Mem Hospital

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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