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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 58

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NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
350 7th Street North
Naples, FL 34102
Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge
6101 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL 34119

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Accepting new patients?

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Physicians Regional Medical Grp Mul
Physicians Regional Medical Grp Mul
6101 Pine Ridge Rd
Naples, FL 34119
8340 Collier Blvd Ste 303
Naples, FL 34114
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    Dr. Vernava III's Experience

    Dr. Vernava III's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
    • Hemorrhoid Removal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Rectal Surgery
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sphincterotomy
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Castle Connolly, Ltd. "Top Docs for Cancer", 2006-2010
    • Young Researchers Award, ASCRS
    • Castle Connolly, Ltd. "Best Doctors in America", 1994-2010
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    St Louis University Grp Hosps
    Complete in 1988
    University Of Minnesota
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    National Cancer Center
    Complete in 1989
    St Marks Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Undergraduate Schools

    Saint Louis University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vernava III & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Vernava III's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • NCH Downtown Naples Hospital

    • Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vernava III to family and friends

    25 responses
    above
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 21 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Vernava III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
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    Is Dr. Vernava III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Golden Rule
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medico
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    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Physicians Regional Medical Grp Mul
    6101 Pine Ridge Rd
    Naples, FL 34119
    (239) 348-4400 (Office)
    (239) 348-4469 (Fax)
    B
    8340 Collier Blvd Ste 303
    Naples, FL 34114
    (239) 348-4453 (Office)
    (239) 354-4305 (Fax)
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