Dr. Carlos Alejo, MD

Dr. Carlos Alejo, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

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Dr. Carlos Alejo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Okeechobee, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

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Breast Lump
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more than 93% of peers
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more than 91% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Alejo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alejo "Carlos Alejo, MD completed his medical degree at Universidad Central Del Caribe. He then went on to complete his internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center and his residency at Leonard Miller School of Medicine University in Miami and Mount Sinai Medical Center.Dr. Alejos's care philosophy includes a warm and welcoming environment where patients can feel at home. He is a strong believer in minimal incision surgery to proactively initiate a quicker and safer recovery."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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60  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Central University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alejo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Carlos Alejo, MD
I love this man! He went above and beyond when all others wouldn't. He has been there for me thru some hard medical times for me and didnt leave me alone just cause i didn't fall into the "normal" category for patients. He listened and had a lot of patience with me. He gets 5 stars from me. His...Read More
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happiest patient ever – Jun 07, 2018
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Dr. Alejo went more than out of his way to help us with a medical emergency. Caring, kind, and compassionate individual with competent knowledge. Thanks to him, he got us some answers quickly.
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Alice Saunders in Lakeport, FL – Nov 24, 2017
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The best surgeon in Okeechobee and surrounding counties! He is very personable and will drop what he is doing to come to your rescue! The best bed side manners I have ever seen in a physician! I highly recommend him to anyone young or old!
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Winter Park, FL – Jul 21, 2017
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Dr. Alejo is a wonderful caring doctor his wait times are crazy but he is worth the wait. He has always kept me informed when it comes to my procedures and problems he genuinely cares.
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Okeechobee, Florida – Mar 30, 2017
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Dr. Alejo and his staff went above and beyond! I have nothing but great things to say about them and would definitely recommend them to anyone needing a general surgery consult. The only complaint was wait time in his office but after speaking with him we realized he had emergency cases to take...Read More
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Raymond in Okeechobee, FL – Feb 28, 2017
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