Dr. Jose Capellan, MD

Dr. Jose Capellan, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Jose Capellan, MD is a pulmonologist in Lufkin, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

3 Medical Center Blvd

Lufkin, TX 75904

Contact Information

(936) 634-0527

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Capellan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Capellan'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial

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 Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mayaguez Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Capellan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Capellan's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Capellan to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Capellan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been trying for 2 months to have someone return my calls regarding my mothers medical records. She was diagnosed 2 days before passing in July. I do not appreciate the office trying to ignore me. Why? Did he do something wrong? Next step Texas Medical Boatd and file complaint. By the way,...more
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I have more confidence in Dr. Capellan than I have had with any other pulmonologist (4) that have treated me for emphysema - total confidence in him, Dr. Capellan was recommended to me 3 years ago by a friend with a rare lung disease, who eventually had lung transplant. I am so glad he did. Dr....more
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