V Karlos Arcos, MD

48 Ratings14 Comments
Colon & Rectal Surgery; General Surgery
Edward Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Hemorrhoids; Diverticulitis; Gallbladder disease; Anal fissures; Abdominal Hernia; Colonoscopy; General Surgery; Colorectal Cancer; Abscess; Fistulas; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Rectal prolapse; Endoscopy

This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.



Philosophy Of Care

I believe my patients should always come first and I focus on educating my patients so, together, they can choose the best treatment plan tailored to the patient's individual needs.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2011

Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (Oklahoma City), 2016

Fellowship: University of Texas Medical School (Houston), 2017


General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage POS
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield MCNP
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna MA HMO
Coventry One PPO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Smart Network
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Illinos Medicaid
MultiPlan PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United HealthCare Core/Navigate POS
United HealthCare Core/Navigate EPO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate PPO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
Unicare PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West Open Access
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Medicare Part B
Sunrise Advantage
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
Three Rivers PPO
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Select POS
United HealthCare Select EPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select HMO
Veterans Administration Community Care


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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(48 Ratings, 14 Comments)
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The provider made me feel embarrassed by the concerns I had.
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Dr Arcos was thorough in explanations steps and through recovery.He is personable, knowledgeable and takes all the needed time that I need throughout this process
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*Dr. Arcos made me feel comfortable and well informed. I felt he cared about me.
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*Dr. Arcos is very easy to talk to. He takes the time to listen and was very helpful. He is also very practical and doesn't get carried away with unnecessary tests.
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Dr. Arcos was excellent and quick to act on a very painful condition.
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The doctor & his office staff did very good job.
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Dr. Arcos provided EXCELLENT diagnosis, surgery, and followup treatment for my wife's condition. VERY satisfied with his services. The office staff was always very professional and helpful and efficient.
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I had a very good experience while I was there
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My visit for an urgent check up with Dr. Arcos was great. Dr. Arcos and his team took the time to explain the issues I was having and address all my concerns. I left the office with a complete understanding of what the next steps would be, if needed.