Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD

Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD

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Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
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 30 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
very high
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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
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
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
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
Granuloma of Skin
Gynecologic Cancer
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
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
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
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)
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
    1988
  • 1986
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
    Medical School
    1979
  • 1973
    Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia / Academic Program of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Whittwell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Whittwell

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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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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Dr. Whitwell went over all the pros and cons of the different surgical approaches for a cholecystectomy. Even after outweighing the cons (increased possibility of an umbilical hernia) of a single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) via Da Vinci, I felt confident that Dr. Whitwell could...Read More
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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
Options PPO

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Hialeah Hospital

Hialeah, FL

South Miami Hospital

South Miami, FL