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Meet our Physicians


Dr. Ruben D. Pechero
Dr. Ruben D. Pechero is Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 1970. Dr. Pechero graduated from the University in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1958 and began practicing in 1968 in McAllen, Texas. He is currently practicing at Rio Grande Valley Orthopedic Center. A pioneer in his field of orthopaedic surgery, he has served in the Rio Grande Valley for over 49 years. Dr. Pechero’s accomplishments include: Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellow of North America Spine Society, and Clinical Assistant Professor at UTRGV Medical School. Dr. Pechero’s commitment to his profession is evidenced by the testimonials of satisfied and thankful patients who he has served throughout the years.


Dr. Guillermo Pechero
Dr. Guillermo R. Pechero, is Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2000 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. As a proud native of the Rio Grande Valley, he graduated from the University of Texas Pan American (UTPA) with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1983. He graduated and received his M.D. in 1992 from Albany College in New York. In 1997, after receiving his Fellowship from McMaster University Spine and Joint, he began practicing at Rio Grande Valley Orthopaedic Center in 1998. Dr. Pechero’s list of accolades include: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Fellow of the North American Spine Society, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Carlos Quinones
Dr. Carlos Quinones has been Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for over 10 years. After finishing his specialty in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NYU Medical Center, he continued his practice in his homeland of Puerto Rico. There, he established himself as one of the leaders in this field. Dr. Quinones has brought his expertise to the Rio Grande Valley area. His special interest in Muscle-Skeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Electromyographic Medicine (EMG/NCV) makes him an asset at Rio Grande Valley Orthopedic Center. Dr. Quinones asserts, “I especially enjoy building strong relationships with my patients to help them achieve the best results possible.”

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