Dr. Christine Laronga, MD

Dr. Christine Laronga, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Christine Laronga, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mastectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Laronga'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. Laronga ""Breast cancer has been Dr. Laronga's passion. Her interests cover the entire range from basic science research to patient care: bench to bedside and back." Dr. Christine Laronga is a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer in the Comprehensive Breast Program at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Laronga enjoys making a difference in women?s lives through her clinical practice and research. She treats women with all levels of breast disease, from benign cysts to metastatic breast cancer."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Needle Localization
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Research Fellow, University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • The University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in Surgical Oncology, Tampa, FL, 2011-2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Laronga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laronga's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laronga to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Laronga'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 Comments (1)

I am a two-time breast cancer survivor. Dr Laronga has great knowledge, wonderful bed side manner, and gives you the options and respects your decision. I would highly recommend her. She truly cares about her patients. Great staff/support team.
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