Dr. Benjamin Piperno, MD

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Dr. Benjamin Piperno, MD

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General Surgery | Male

14540 Old St Augustine Rd Ste 2571, Jacksonville, FL 32258 Get Directions
(904) 398-4566

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Dr. Piperno specializes in General Surgery and practices in Jacksonville, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Piperno's Reviews

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based on 14 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Piperno's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in St Augustine, FL |
Forty years of hemorrhoid problems. He advised that surgery would fix it. I believe it was true. He made it clear recovery was painful. It was important to not become constipated. He was clear but did not elaborate. I now know that surgery causes swelling and swelling made it impossible to poop. The pain was excruciating! I took what seemed to be an excessive amount of laxatives, colace, miralax and fiber. Insufficient at first, then 3 days of soiling my pants. Misery. Don't do it!
in Jacksonville |
Excellent skills & knowledge , very patient with me when I was very scared. Used all available resources to make the outcome of my surgery a good one. I would not hesitate to recommend him!
in Jacksonville, FL |
I arrived in the ER Dec. 2014 after a "misdiagnosis" at an urgent care facility in GA. He immediately determined I had a ruptured appendix and perforated bowel and required emergency surgery. His skills were nothing short of a miracle. He truly saved my life!
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Dr. Piperno'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 Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Piperno has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (8/27/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $150,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: DUVAL COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Med School Of Uruguay

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Staten Island University Hospital

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Leigh Vly Hospital

    Completed in 1998

    Staten Island University Hospital

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement