Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD

Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Calvo
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UNC Hospitals Adult Oncology Clinics

101 Manning Drive N C Cancer Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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(984) 974-0000

Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD is a hepatopancreaticobiliary specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery, general surgery, and more.


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Dr. Calvo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Calvo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calvo treats Anal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Calvo treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calvo treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Calvo treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calvo performs Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Calvo performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Calvo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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Dr. Calvo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Calvo

2.7

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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Dr. Calvo starts where other surgeons fear to or simple are not trained to go. This man saved my life and, as my referring surgeon stated, "His task is above my pay grade." Dr. Calvo, his staff and his colleagues are life savers...mine.
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Christopher Dean Everette in Asheboro, NC – Aug 30, 2017
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Great surgeon. He saved my bowel function when others said they could not.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD is a hepatopancreaticobiliary specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Meml Sloan Kettering
Fellowship Hospital
1991
National Cancer Instute-Nih
Residency Hospital
1988
Geo Wash University School Med
Residency Hospital
1983
George Washington University
Internship Hospital
1977
George Wash University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
  • English

Awards

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UNC Hospitals Adult Oncology Clinics101 Manning Drive N C Cancer Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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University of North Carolina Hospital

Chapel Hill, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)