Dr. Carlos Tache-Leon, MD

Dr. Carlos Tache-Leon, MD

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Dr. Carlos Tache-Leon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Facultad De Medicina-Universidad Nacional De Colombia in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

1215 Lee St

Charlottesville, VA 22908

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Tache-Leon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cholelithiasis
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Dr. Tache-Leon treats Cholelithiasis more than 5% of his peers

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Laparotomy
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Dr. Tache-Leon performs Laparotomy more than 5% of his peers

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Bronchoscopy
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Dr. Tache-Leon performs Bronchoscopy more than 5% of his peers

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Dr. Tache-Leon's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Hernia
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Amputation
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Arterial Line Insertion
Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
Bowel Resection
Bronchoscopy
Central Line Insertion
Chest Tube Insertion
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colostomy
Diverticular Diseases
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endoscopy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fall
Foreign Body Removal
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Infections
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Injuries
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mechanical Ventilation
Motor Vehicle Accident
Peptic Ulcer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Peritonitis
Pneumonia
Respiratory Failure
Rib Fracture
Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
Second-Degree Burns
Shock
Sigmoid Colectomy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Soft Tissue Infection
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Thoracotomy
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheostomy
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Care and Management

About Me

Biography

Dr. Carlos Tache-Leon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Facultad De Medicina-Universidad Nacional De Colombia in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2008
    University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 1994
    Facultad De Medicina-Universidad Nacional De Colombia
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1994
    Facultad De Medicina-Universidad Nacional De Colombia
    Undergraduate School
    1994
  • 1994
    Colombian School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Absolutely the best surgeon I have ever had. I was in the hospital for a week and he came to see me every day to check on me, even after working emergency surgeries all night. Very sweet and kind. My surgery was a difficult 6 hour surgery.
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Very kind. He asked alot of questions and took time to weigh the answers. He communicated clearly what my issues could be and shared with me his complete treatment plan for me. He did not leave the room until he was sure we were on the same page.
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After having to go to the ER by ambulance prior months, on the third time, I begged them not to send me home again, that something was terribly wrong in my "gut". The ER docs called surgeon, Dr. Tache-Leon, who actually listened to my desperate calls for help, paid attention, and by the next...Read More
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I flew into uva on 1-15-12 by helicopter and arrived in critical condition with multiple stab wounds! 1 stab wound in each lung,1 in my intestines, 1 in the inner side of my knee, and 1 on my hand! the 3 to the torso were the reason for the surgery in which Dr. Tache-leon did an outstanding job! My...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna Test
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Pyramid Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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