Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(1)
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Dr. Jorge Vela, MD
Dr. Jorge Vela, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Laredo, TX. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Vela is affiliated with Laredo Medical Center.

Jorge Vela MD

1710 E Saunders St Ste B270

Laredo, TX 78041

Contact Information

(956) 726-0037

Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

Dr. Jorge Vela, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Vela's Experience

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

  • 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

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

  • Fifth Pathway / a Foreign Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • 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

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Dr. Vela's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
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Dr. Vela accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Vela has admitting privileges

Laredo Medical Center
1700 E Saunders St
Laredo, TX 78041
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