Dr. Paul Arellano, MD

Dr. Paul Arellano, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Paul Arellano, MD is a general surgery specialist in El Paso, TX. He specializes in general surgery.

El Paso Surgical Associates

1700 Curie Dr Ste 1500

El Paso, TX 79902
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Prudential
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Incisional Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Arellano'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Arellano "I deliver the most advanced are possible in the field of general surgery. I am fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic surgery and now offer advanced robotic surgery. I provide the most minimally invasive techniques to treat hernias, esophageal reflex, colon disease, gall bladder disease, and any solid organ problems. I also perform many operations of the thyroid and heart for both benign and malignant disease."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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

  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Health and Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Endosurgery Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arellano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Arellano does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Arellano and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Las Palmas Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Arellano's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arellano to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Arellano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Tried to make an appointment, was told the staff was not in would call back. They did not call back. I called them and they told me the appointment was this day in four hours. I drove a hour to appointment and was told hey were an hour behind. Told me it was against the rules for me to wait in my...more
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He is an amazing surgeon. I would highly recommend him to others.
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