Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD

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Dr. Uvaldo Cantu Jr, MD

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.

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RGV Women's Health Center2230 Haine Dr
Harlingen, TX 78550
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Dr. Cantu Jr's Reviews

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4.6
based on 47 total reviews (24 with comments)
Dr. Cantu Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (24)
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 LA FERIA, TX |
STAFF AND DOCTOR ARE ALWAYS KIND AND HELPFUL
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 HARLINGEN |
DOCTOR VERY FRIENDLY AND LISTENS. STAFF VERY ATTENTIVE AND FRIENDLY ALSO
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.
in HARLINGEN TEXAS |
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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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.

Dr. Cantu Jr's Care Philosophy

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.  

Dr. Cantu Jr says...

Pregnancy

  • In-Office Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Prenatal Care
  • Infertility Screening and Treatment
  • High Risk Prenatal Care & Delivery

Gynecology

  • Wellness/Annual Exams
  • Contraception and IUD
  • STD Testing
  • Alternatives to Hysterectomy
  • In-Office Procedures
  • Tubal Reanastomosis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Cantu Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • 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
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy