Dr. Rafael Lugo, MD

Dr. Rafael Lugo, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Rafael Lugo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.Read his story

150 Pine Forest Dr Ste 404

Shenandoah, TX 77384

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lugo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Dr. Lugo treats Vascular Disease more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lugo treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Gastroenterology Procedures
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Dr. Lugo performs Gastroenterology Procedures more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lugo performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lugo performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lugo performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Lugo's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acid Reflux Surgery
Advanced Robotic Surgery
Aging Face
Anal Cancer
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Disorders
Biopsy of Breast
Boil
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Common Bile Duct Stone
Constipation
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
da Vinci® Colectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Endocrine Disorders
Endoscopy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
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 and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Goiter
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Medical Management of Acid Reflux
Melanoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Sebaceous Cysts
Secondary Malignancies
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Skin Cancer
Skin Diseases
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair
Wrinkles

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in always putting the patients needs ahead and making sure that their experience is a good one. It is my goal to offer the patient with the standard of care and with the highest level of customer service possible.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1998
    alton ochsner clinic
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1994
    alton ochsner clinic
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Ponce School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lugo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lugo

4.6

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
88.57142857142857%
(31)
4 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
8.571428571428571%
(3)

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Dr. Lugo is by far one of the best doctors I have been to. I was super nervous about having surgery, but he took the time to explain everything to me and calm my nerves. My surgery was flawless. Best decision ive made in a long time!
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"Felt like a car salesman trying to sell me a surgery. Will never go to him again."
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Very Highly Recommended!!! A++ Doctor! I went to Dr. Lugo for a minor surgery. Fresh contemporary setting, very nice facility and excellent communication. Staff is very friendly as well!! Dr. Lugo makes you feel as if you're family! I value his expertise and knowledge and mostly his...Read More
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Always a pleasure. Thank you
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I feel that this Dr is incompetent and I did not like his demeanor at all. Completely dismissive to my problems and my incision was the ugliest scar I have seen on anyone with my type of surgery. He did not respond to my concerns of pain and his office was empty. I wouldn't recommend this doctor to...Read More
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Dr. Lugo removed a small mass from my shoulder with precision and ease. I was in and out in under an hour. His assistant was so sweet and talked to me the entire time. The best surgeon in Houston, hands down.
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Locations

Lugo Surgical Group

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Carelink HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Humana
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
MHNet - Behavioral Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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