Dr. Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD

Dr. Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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50 y/o
(42)

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Dr. Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brownsville, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Harlingen Spine

5700 N Expressway Ste 77

Brownsville, TX 78526
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dones-Vazquez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Dones-Vazquez'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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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21  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 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

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dones-Vazquez to family and friends
42 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (25)

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

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

It was disappointing to feel so rushed and I felt ridiculed for asking questions. I do not feel confidence in this person.
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I was very uncomfortable with his manner and his urgency to do thr most invasive surgery. He was also very impatient with my questions so NO WAY
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Three strikes and you are out, doctor! I will not becoming back for another surgery "attempt"
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After being treated very poorl by Dr. Dones-Vasquez, I met two of his prior patients by the grace of God and they warned me to go somewhere else due to their botched surgeries.
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Rude
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