About Us

Dr. Jose L. Farias

Dr. Jose L. Farias-Jimenez, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a highly accomplished General and Transplant Surgeon based in McAllen, Texas. With a career spanning over two decades, Dr. Farias-Jimenez has gained extensive experience in general surgery, vascular surgery, and wound care. He completed his general surgery training and served as an attending surgeon in various private and public hospitals in Mexico from 1988 to 1998. His commitment to advancing his expertise led him to pursue postgraduate training, including a role as an Instructor in Surgery specializing in abdominal organ transplantation (liver, kidney, pancreas) at the University of Texas at Houston from 2004 to 2006. He also completed his General Surgery Residency at Easton Hospital in Easton, PA, from 2002 to 2004 and at Mayaguez Medical Center in Mayaguez, PR, from 1999 to 2002.

Dr. Farias-Jimenez holds certifications from the American College of Surgeons, having been board-certified in 2005 and recertified in 2013. He is an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons since 2007, reflecting his dedication to staying current in the field. Dr. Farias-Jimenez’s educational background includes a General Surgery Residency in Mexico City, Mexico, from 1988 to 1991, and an MD degree from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico, obtained between 1980 and 1987. His contributions to research and his dedication to healthcare are evident through his publications and recognitions. Notably, he received a Travel Award from the American Society of Transplantation for the Annual Scientific Meeting in 2001 and was honored as Resident of the Year in 1999. Dr. Farias-Jimenez’s professional journey has been marked by excellence, making him a respected figure in the field of surgery and transplantation.

Our Professional Staff

Our Approach

  • Our high-quality service ensures patients receive the best weight-loss care in the Rio Grande Valley.
  • Patient safety comes first. Our clinic continually surpasses the safety benchmark.

  • We help patients navigate after-care through post-op visits and support.

  • Our clinic monitors weight loss and progress to ensure patients remain on track with their weight-loss goals.

The dangers associated with obesity are well documented. With the Rio Grande Valley experiencing rising rates of obesity and conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other critical issues, acknowledging the impact of excess body weight is more important than ever.

Valley Surgical RGV and its staff are committed to helping Rio Grande Valley residents improve their health and embark on a more active and fulfilling lifestyle. We achieve this through a combination of surgical intervention and lifestyle guidance, offering support for patients from beginning to end. Our bariatric weight-loss procedures are performed with the utmost quality and care, so patients can always remain confident that they are receiving the best level of treatment possible in the Rio Grande Valley.

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