Dr. Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD

Dr. Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD

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49 y/o
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Dr. Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Brownsville, TX. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

Harlingen Spine

5700 N Expressway Ste 77

Brownsville, TX 78526
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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 Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pr School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dones-Vazquez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dones-Vazquez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dones-Vazquez to family and friends
2.7
based on 37 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Dones-Vazquez's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Alamo, TX |
I was referred to Dr Dones for spinal stenosis and spine issues. I was able to see him within 3 weeks of referral, yes, he has a waiting room full, but take into consideration what his speciality is...I wouldn’t want a general dr or a general surgeon who was not a specialist in dealing with my...more
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in Harlingen, TX |
Great staff and great doctor very friendly and professional, the only problem is having to wait for usually around 2 hours to see the doctor. I would definitely recommend Dr Dones to anyone with spinal problems.
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harlingen, TX |
I have been waiting on an authorization for an MRI follow up for the past 2 months, got it approved for the wrong facility & they haven't resubmitted it again to the insurance which the insurance just takes 24 hrs to approve. Office staff NEVER answers phone calls or they either hang up on you!
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in Brownsbile |
I reputable neurosurgeon that surgery was damage (risks are greater than benefits he said) , am 100% free!!! i.life. . ... . . . , . . ,
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in Port Isabel, TX |
Had testing done outside of this office, then was never called by his office to review the results. Guess I had to call them . Never really had a follow on any of the test. ALSO was charged over $2000 for a "piss" test!! I called the lab that did the test, Hill Country Toxology . They asked if I...more
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Dr. Dones-Vazquez accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dones-Vazquez has admitting privileges

Valley Regional Medical Center
100A E Alton Gloor Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78526
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Cornerstone Regional Hospital
2302 Cornerstone Blvd
Edinburg, TX 78539
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Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
5501 S McColl Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
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Harlingen Medical Center
5501 S Expressway 77
Harlingen, TX 78550
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Knapp Medical Center
1401 East Eight Street
Weslaco, TX 78596
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Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
1040 W Jefferson St
Brownsville, TX 78520
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Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen
2101 Pease St
Harlingen, TX 78550
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