Dr. Ruben Lopez, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. Ruben Lopez, MD
Dr. Ruben Lopez, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Harlingen, TX. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Lopez is affiliated with Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville, Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen and Harlingen Medical Center.

597 W Sesame Dr Ste A

Harlingen, TX 78550

Contact Information

(956) 425-5144

Dr. Ruben Lopez, MD

Dr. Ruben Lopez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lopez's Experience

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Dr. Lopez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
4

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
31

Conditions Treated

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ventral Hernia
54

Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Burn Care Services
  • Cardiac Procedure
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/28/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Lopez, Ruden Montelongo MD: License # MD053376L: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician was disciplined by the Texas Medical Board. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has REPRIMANDED the physician’s license.
    State: Pennsylvania
1 Board Action
  • Professional Misconduct (6/14/2013)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

  • The University Of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Univ Of Texas Health Science Houston, Tx
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Texsan Heart Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lopez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopez to family and friends
3.6
based on 11 total reviews
Dr. Lopez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Lopez accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lopez has admitting privileges

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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Harlingen Medical Center
5501 S Expressway 77
Harlingen, TX 78550
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