Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD

Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD

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Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in breast surgical oncology, acute care surgery, and more.Read his story

A. Enrique Whittwell, MD, FACS, FASMBS

6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 416

South Miami, FL 33143
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Whittwell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bedsores
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whittwell treats Bedsores more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Whittwell treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Leg and Foot Ulcers
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whittwell treats Leg and Foot Ulcers more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Whittwell treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whittwell treats Ulcer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Whittwell treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Whittwell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Black Eye
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Boil
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cold Sore
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dry Skin
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hair Loss
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intertrigo
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Latex Allergy
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mastectomy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Warts

About Me

Biography

"Welcome to the Bariatric and General Surgery Practice of A. Enrique Whittwell, MD, FACS, FASMBS In Miami, Florida, weight loss and general surgeon Dr. Enrique Whittwell has dedicated his medical career to improving the lives of his patients using ad...

Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1988
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Medical School
1973
Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia / Academic Program Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1988
1986
1981
1979
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Whittwell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Whittwell

4.6

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Excellent doctor...! Very professional and competent. I made 100% improvement. Amazing results. The staff is friendly and efficient. I am blessed and thankful .Raquel Pla
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Have a hernia in my right lower epigastrium, which I went to have surgery on. He sewed up my umbilicus instead. When I went back for a follow up and asked why I still had a bulge one inch above my belly button, he told me that's not what he had operated on. When I asked him what he meant, as this...Read More
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I just had my surgery with Dr Whittwell 10 days ago and I feel amazing. I lost 10 lbs already! A total of 29 since I started this this journey in January. Dr Whittwell and his staff are so professional and caring. They want to make sure you are succeed! Do it! Change your life! Come see Dr...Read More
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Dr. Whitwell is amazing I trust him 1,000%. He was highly recommmended and I believe he was the best choice for my bariatric surgery needs. I have recommended several others to him. Hands down the best in Miami. Office staff is also great. Friendly, professional and efficient. Overall great...Read More
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Really good surgeon and doctor. Ingrid front desk assistant is the best! The wait time can be long but it’s definitely worth the wait. I cant thank Dr.Whitwell and Ingrid enough for their help during my weight loss journey!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Care HMO
Careplus
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medica
Neighborhood Health Plan
Preferred Medical Plan
Preferred Medical Plan PPO
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid Plan - Managed Medical Assistance (MMA)
Medicaid Specialty
Medicare Advantage - Simply Care HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage - Simply Clear HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage - Simply Comfort HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage - Simply Complete HMO-SNP
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
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Hialeah Hospital

Hialeah, FL

South Miami Hospital

South Miami, FL