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Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Cantu Jr

RGV Women's Health Center

2230 Haine Dr Harlingen, TX 78550

Accepting new patients

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(956) 425-4901


Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Harlingen, TX. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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(956) 425-4901

Dr. Cantu Jr accepts the following insurance:

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 Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Cantu Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Uterine Fibroids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cantu Jr treats Uterine Fibroids more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Cantu Jr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cantu Jr performs Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cantu Jr performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Oophorectomy
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
Endometriosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cantu Jr treats Endometriosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cantu Jr treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Stage 4 Endometriosis

Dr. Cantu Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colporrhaphy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Cantu Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cantu Jr

4.6

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(5)

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I had severe abdominal pain and back pain. They were Professional, well-informed and compassionate towards my circumstances. Very attentive to my needs and well being.
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Amazing Doctor! Amazing Staff! Dr. Cantu is the best of the best! so talented, well mannered and above all cares for his patients!
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Dr. Cantu is an amazing, caring, trustworthy, knowledgeable doctor. His staff is superb! I have already recommended Dr. Cantu to friends and coworkers. So happy and grateful to have consulted with him! Outstanding!! :)
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All the staff are amazing
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Always friendly, great Staff!!
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Yes, I would let family & friends know when becoming pregnant what doctor to see. Staff and Doctor are amazing,
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Dr. Cantu is an amazing, caring, trustworthy, knowledgeable doctor. His staff is superb!! I have already recommended Dr. Cantu to friends and co-workers. So happy and grateful to have consulted with him.! Outstanding!!
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I have had Dr Cantu since I have moved here. I recommend him frequently to my friends and family.
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Did not know what a Uterus Fibroid was?
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I was so impressed with the staff, I would recommend it to my friends
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About Me

Regardless of the location or the physician, patients can expect to receive care from a physician that will take the time to understand symptoms and will be devoted to ensuring the longevity of patients' health and developing long-lasting relationships with them.  

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Locations

RGV Women's Health Center

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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