Dr. Jorge Edmund Tijmes MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Jorge Tijmes is an orthopedic surgeon in McAllen, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including McAllen Medical Center and Rio Grande Regional Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Chile and has been in practice for 46 years. Dr. Tijmes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at McAllen Medical Center and one of 5 at Rio Grande Regional Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

McAllen Medical Center

Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1973 - 1974

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1974 - 1977

University of Chile
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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