Jorge L. Rincon, MD, FACS, offers his vast experience in effective weight-loss surgery and other surgical procedures to residents of San Antonio and the surrounding communities at Rincon Surgery, located in the Sonterra neighborhood.
Dr. Rincon performs general surgery, focusing on the abdomen, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, thyroid gland, gallbladder, and bile ducts. He also specializes in hernia repair and diseases involving the skin, breast, and soft tissue.
A participant in more than 2,000 weight-loss surgery procedures, including lap band and gastric bypass, Dr. Rincon truly cares about his patients and focuses on providing excellent outcomes. No deaths or leaks have resulted from his surgeries, and he celebrates an extremely low postoperative complications rate.
Dr. Rincon graduated from medical school at the Central University of Venezuela and performed his internship in Caracas. After a transitional year program and a general surgery residency at the Hospital of Saint Raphael, a major teaching affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, Dr. Rincon participated in a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, and a laparoscopic and bariatric surgery fellowship at the WISH Center in Downers Grove, Illinois, and Renton, Washington.
Dr. Rincon currently serves as the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Southwest General Hospital and the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, both in San Antonio. He also serves on several committees at Baptist Medical Center, also in San Antonio.
Board certified by the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Rincon is also an active member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery. He has given numerous presentations and published on the topic of weight-loss surgery.
Dr. Rincon is married with three children, and he speaks fluent Spanish and English.