Dr. Cheryl Yelverton, MD

Dr. Cheryl Yelverton, MD

General Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Cheryl Yelverton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. She specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.

Cheryl Yelverton, MD

201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 305

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Yelverton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
more than 83% of peers
more than 48% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 34% of peers

Dr. Yelverton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yelverton "Patient first."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Yelverton does not have any board certifications listed.

61  Conditions Treated


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33  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic


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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.


  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yelverton has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Yelverton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Plantation General Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Yelverton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yelverton to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yelverton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am a healthcare professional and find Dr. Yelverton to be a caring and competent surgeon. I have recently started accupuncture treatment with her and could not be happier to find someone with this experience in a clean, comfortable environment. The office goes out of their way to make me...more
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Very calming, understanding, and skilled Doctor.
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