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Dr. James Prieto, MD

Colorectal Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. James Prieto is a mindful and diligent colorectal surgeon serving the community of San Antonio, TX. Dr. Prieto attended the University of Miami, where he received his medical degree, and completed his internship and residency at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He completed another residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Beth Israel Medical Center. He continued his training by completing a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Orlando Health, Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando. Dr. Prieto is a part of South Texas Colorectal Center and is affiliated with Saint Luke's Baptist Hospital, Methodist Hospital, and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He is also board certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Dr. Prieto is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. All patients seeking treatment from Dr. Prieto will need to obtain a PCP referral.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Allegian Health Plans

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Methodist Hospital
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Medical Center
  • Saint Luke's Baptist Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Miami, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Illinois, Chicago (Internship)
  • University of Illinois, Chicago (Residency)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Beth Israel Medical Center (Residency)
  • Orlando Health, Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando, Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Bexar County Medical Society

Awards and publications

  • 1997 Dean’s List
  • 1998 Dean’s List
  • 1998 Provost’s Honor Roll
  • 1997 - 2000 National Merit Scholar Scholarship
  • 2008 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1154580769

Office locations

South Texas Colorectal Center

311 Camden St, Suite 501

San Antonio, TX 78215

South Texas Colorectal Center

545 Creekside Crossing, Suite 106

New Braunfels, TX 78130

South Texas Colorectal Center

16088 San Pedro Ave, Suite 115

San Antonio, TX 78232

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Dr. Prieto was very kind. I was nervous, but he put me at ease. He performed a procedure in the office that fixed my problem. Thank you Dr. Prieto!
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Great doctor who explained everything very thoroughly and has great bedside manner. Funny dude too
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Great doctor and office staff. Easy to talk to. Explained everything so I could understand. Happy I was referred to him.
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No complaints at all with this doctor or the staff. The check in process was easy, the doctor was professional, thorough, personable and our visit wasn't rushed at all. Would highly recommend.
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Doctor was very professional and was extremely helpful.
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Dr Prieto is a pleasure to visit. He knows his stuff and communicates well.
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Dr. Prieto is a life saver. His bedside manner and his approach are both amazing. If you are experiencing ANY colorectal issues, I highly recommend Dr. Prieto!
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I went in for a routine exam and schedule a colonoscopy but he gave me a breast exam instead. That's not what i expected on this visit.
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Busy office and took awhile to be seen, but did not feel rushed once Dr came into exam room.
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Staff is rude,
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