Dr. Alejandro J. Gruneiro, MD

Dr. Alejandro J. Gruneiro, MD

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General Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Dr. Gruneiro is a General Surgeon specializing in Colon & Breast Cancer, Reflux/GERD/Heartburn Relief Surgeries including esophyx, pelvic rehab, menometry, EGD, Colonoscopy, and various other specialty surgical procedures.Read more

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Dr. Gruneiro Says:

As of October 2015 we have a new office location with a new staff. Please call or come by and set up an appointment with us, we are available Mon-Fri 9-4! 

Dr. Gruneiro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Port Charlotte, FL |
Dr. A Gruneiro was the surgeon who did a routine appendectomy on me January 5, 2017. My appendix was inflamed but not ruptured. It should have been routine. The technique must have been flawed since it resulted in an abscess growing with 200ml of nasty germ bacteria by the time it was discovered 5days later. Missed in the first scan. Also, I developed Ileus which is a paralysis of the intestines. I could not have a bowel movement for 10 days . He refused to treat it. He is arrogant and rude
in Punta Gorda, FL |
This man is the epitome of the arrogant surgeon. He is brusque, non-responsive to patient questions and seems to think that his is the only opinion that counts. He was three hours late to surgery and provided no explanation to anyone for his tardiness. In spite of being told that I would not undergo major surgery locally, he attempted to schedule a complex procedure for the day after my laparoscopy (full open surgery). I subsequently have found that there are safer, less painful options. Avoid.
in Port Charlotte, FL |
Wow, I am thoroughly impressed by Dr. Gruneiro's practice! He has an excellent bedside manner and takes time to explain things in detail. Extremely attentive and friendly staff. Truly a pleasure to be a patient in his practice.
in Port Charlotte, FL |
My husband had a pre-cancerous spot removed off his chest by Dr. Gruneiro. He did an excellent job! I felt very comfortable with him and his staff. We called for an appointment on Monday, was in the office on Tuesday, and my husband had his procedure on Wednesday of the same week. I have already recommended Dr. Gruneiro to many of my friends.
Performed my Nissen Provedure. Very good surgeon. Especially for Port Charlotte.
in Port Charlotte, FL |
This butcher opened my wife with abdominal surgeries 4 times starting Oct. 30th, 2013. After 4th he left her open, came to me and said I can't do it must send her to Tampa where she was evaluated and couldn't be helped. She died May 18, 2014. This man won't tell you anything. He yells at you and says she can do anything she wants to. SHE WANTED TO LIVE. After 4 attorneys and another medical opinion, I'm dropping her case. The legal and medical groups stick together. BEWARE OF THIS DR
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Dr. Gruneiro's Care Philosophy

Dr. Gruneiro is a General Surgeon specializing in  Colon & Breast Cancer, Reflux/GERD/Heartburn Relief Surgeries including esophyx, pelvic rehab, menometry, EGD, Colonoscopy, and various other specialty surgical procedures.

Dr. Gruneiro says...

As of October 2015 we have a new office location with a new staff. Please call or come by and set up an appointment with us, we are available Mon-Fri 9-4! 

Dr. Gruneiro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Gruneiro has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (8/22/2014)
    • Amount or Range: $125,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Judicial Case 13*-002428-CA
    • State: Florida
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    State University Of New York

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Southern Illinois University-Springfield

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Southern Illinois University-Springfield

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Geisinger Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Barry University / School of Graduate Medical Science

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Repair