Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD

Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

101 Manning Dr

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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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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Experience Check

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Dr. Calvo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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
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

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
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Calvo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic 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
Geo Wash University School Med
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
George Wash University
Undergraduate School
1993
1991
1988
1983
1981
1977

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Calvo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Calvo

2.7

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
40%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
13.333333333333334%
(2)
1 Star
46.666666666666664%
(7)

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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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Great surgeon. He saved my bowel function when others said they could not.
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Insurance accepted

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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
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
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

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