Rio Grande Surgical Assoc

General Surgeons

  • 5513 Doctors Dr Edinburg, TX 78539-5563 994-1025

Doctors in Rio Grande Surgical Assoc

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
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  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Rio Grande Surgical Assoc Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 10 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Rio Grande Surgical Assoc when asked is excellent. Rio Grande Surgical Assoc has been reviewed by 10 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Rio Grande Surgical Assoc as provided by patient reviews is 8 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Rio Grande Surgical Assoc Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • On-Time Physician Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Universidad Autonoma De San Luis Potosi

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rio Grande Regional Hospital
  • Edinburg Regional Medical Center
  • Doctors Hospital Renaissance - Edinburg
  • McAllen Medical Center
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • El Campo Memorial Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


  • General Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • Scott and White Health Plan

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Rio Grande Surgical Assoc that specializes in surgery.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Rio Grande Surgical Assoc Details

2 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
8 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on
2 are male
3.83 average overall rating

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