Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD

Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Harlingen, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Read his story

2230 Haine Dr

Harlingen, TX 78550

Contact Information

(956) 425-4901

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Maternal Anemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Cantu Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cantu Jr "Uvaldo Cantu, Jr. has a long stand reputation in the community for being a concerned and engaged physician. Dr. Cantu is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American College of Surgeons. He earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cantu Jr "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.  "


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis


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  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cantu Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cantu Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cantu Jr to family and friends
based on 50 total reviews (28 with comments)
Dr. Cantu Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (28)
in Roma, TX |
Amazing Doctor! Amazing Staff! Dr. Cantu is the best of the best! So talented, well mannered and above all cares for his patients!
in Harlingen, TX |
Yes, I would let family & friends know when becoming pregnant what doctor to see. Staff and Doctor are amazing,
in Mission, TX |
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!!
in Weslaco, TX |
I have had Dr Cantu since I have moved here. I recommend him frequently to my friends and family.
in Harlingen, TX |
Did not know what a Uterus Fibroid was?
in rancho viejo, tx |
I was so impressed with the staff, I would recommend it to my friends
in Mission, TX |
Dr. Cantu has been my doctor for over 25 years. He has always been available for me, given me excellent treatment for my issues and take time to listen to my concerns.
in Harlingen, TX |
It was great! Dr. Cantu answered all my questions As a woman I have many concerns, I now can sleep better at night.
in Weslaco, tx |
Dr. Cantu has seen almost all my family, I always recommend him to my friends.
in Mercedes, tx |
Dr. Cantu is very welcoming, I was nervous about my first gyno visit but i felt comfortable right away from when i walked in with the nurse at the front desk until the close of my visit.
in Harlingen, TX |
Awesome Doctor :) Thank you Dr. Cantu
in Harlingen, TX |
Great nurses and staff
in Brownsville, texas |
Wait times are just a little long sometimes
in harlingen, TX |
dr. cantu is and excellent doctor, and staff is wonderful
in Dallas, TX |
Dr. Cantu is great, strongly recommend!!
Dallas, TX |
Dr. Cantu, is very professional, and very comfortable to talk to about any and all concerns. Dr. Cantu, very considerate and takes his time to explain to the patient and spouse and all situations. He and is office return calls, and see to any and all of the patients in office, hospital, or by phone. He is a wonderful Doctor and his staff is also very pleasant and professional. I highly recommend this Doctor and his office, speaking from a 20 year returning patient.
in Weslaco, TX |
I love Dr. Cantu he makes me feel so comfortable and I really like the way I am treated in the office. Front desk young lady is super nice and sweet every time I come in, thank you so much!
Dallas, TX |
very pleased withe the provider and staff they make you feel like family, than just another patient
Dallas, TX |
He is such a great doctor he explains everything and answers any questions you may have.
in weslaco, tx |
Excellent and professional care given. Very pleased with my consultations .
in 78570 |
My experience with Dr. Cantu is wondrful everytime i come in i have no complaints of my visits or the staff in harlingen or weslaco....i have never had any trouble with my dr he is so wondrful and explains everything i ned to know
in Brownsville, TX |
Everything is always excellent! Very happy and satisfied with all care.
San Antonio, TX |
Really good doctor have many problems in the past with my health. Been to lots of doctors and Finally Dr. Cantu was able to help me. I really suggest going to him as for myself I wasted almost two years trying to figure out why I was so sick. Dr. Cantu was the only doctor willing to listen to me and help me out. Office staff very friendly and understanding.
staff is very nice! Also professonal
Harlingen, TX |
I really appreciated the level of detail and the doctors ability to break down the information into terms i could understand. He answered all of my questions, and addressed my concerns. I left the office feeling really confident in the decisions for my care.
San Antonio, TX |
Great Dr. Great results just the staff needs work!
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Dr. Cantu Jr accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cantu Jr has admitting privileges

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen
2101 Pease St
Harlingen, TX 78550
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