Dr. Felix Cherico Jr., MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 69

Surgical Associates of Austin PA
1015 E 32nd St Ste 308
Austin, TX 78705
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Dr. Cherico Jr.'s Offices

Surgical Associates of Austin PA
Surgical Associates of Austin PA
1015 E 32nd St Ste 308
Austin, TX 78705
  • New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 472-1381
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Dr. Cherico Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Cherico Jr.'s Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

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    Phone & Address

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    Surgical Associates of Austin PA
    1015 E 32nd St Ste 308
    Austin, TX 78705
    New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 472-1381
    Contact Information
    (512) 472-9688 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Cherico Jr.'s Experience

    Dr. Cherico Jr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
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    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Cherico Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Internship Hospital

    Emory University

    Residency Hospital

    Emory University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cherico Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • German
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  3. Dr. Cherico Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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      St. David's Medical Center

    • St. David's North Austin Medical Center

    • St. David's South Austin Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    • 2 reviews

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    5 out of 5
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    Very sincere and friendly man. After my appendectomy, when the nurse was explaining to me a liquid diet after discharge, he came in and said "LET THE MAN EAT" and now I'm eating regular food just fine. 11/10 would recommend.

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    Dr. Cherico made me feel like I was his only patient and had all of his time I needed for questions or reassurance. Great doctor. Great surgeon.

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