Dr. Steven Vela, MD

Dr. Steven Vela, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Steven Vela, MD is a general surgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Surgical Associates of Corpus Christi

6133 Parkway

Corpus Christi, TX 78414
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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. Vela's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Paracentesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vela performs Paracentesis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Vela performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vela treats Appendicitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vela treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vela performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vela performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Vela, MD is a general surgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School
    2001

Awards

Dr. Vela's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vela

2.8

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
50%
(7)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Vela's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Staff friendliness
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He fixed up my hernia perfectly! Now everything feels back to normal.
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Dr. VELA did a great job in removing my appendix however he is not very personable. I saw him once the day after surgery in which he seemed too busy to be bothered with questions. The nurses also tried asking him questions of which he also seemed too busy to answer. When I was seen a week later...Read More
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Surgical Associates of Corpus Christi

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(361) 360-5648
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

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