Dr. Jose Ortega, MD

Dr. Jose Ortega, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Jose Ortega, MD is a general surgery specialist in Humble, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston and specializes in general surgery.

18955 N Memorial Dr Ste 480

Humble, TX 77338

Contact Information

(281) 319-5319

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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. Ortega performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Incisional Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ortega'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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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

  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Tx Med School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortega's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortega to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ortega's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

If you are looking for the best surgeon who cares about you and is passionate about the best care possible... look no further..!! I had my gallbladder/appendix removed and was over the top impressed with Dr. Ortega's bedside manor and expertise ... Would refer all my close friends and family...!
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Dr. Ortega recently performed laparoscopic surgery to repair two inguinal hernias for me, one of which was fairly large and longstanding. I was quite apprehensive about the procedure, due to a few horror stories I had heard from acquaintances who had had the same procedure. Dr. Ortega was very...more
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Very confident and reassuring. He removed my gall bladder in spite of different challenges. Thank you for the excellent work!!
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He's awesome and so very compassionate.
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