Dr. Cristiano Alpendre, MD

Dr. Cristiano Alpendre, MD

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Dr. Cristiano Alpendre, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read his story

Suncoast Surgical Associates

519 Medical Oaks Ave

Brandon, FL 33511
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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 86% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Alpendre's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alpendre "Dr. Alpendre is a fellowship-trained general surgeon who is specialized in minimally invasive general surgery. Dr. Alpendre received his medical school education from the Federal University of Parana (UFPR) in Curitiba-Brazil, the oldest University in the country. He received general surgery training at one of the most prestigious universities in Brazil – State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo (UNICAMP)."

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Alpendre does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

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54  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Hernia Procedures
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloromyotomy, Laparoscopic 
  • 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)
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
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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.


  • Federal University Of Parana / Center Of Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • State University Of Campinas / Faculty Of Medicial Science
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Cristiano Alpendre, MD
Dr Alpendre performed my gallbladder surgery. He took time to explain everything to me and answer all my questions. The scars from the procedure are minimal and barely noticeable. He is very compassionate and have great bedside manner. I would recommend him to all my friends and family.
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Tatiana in Tampa – Jun 26, 2018
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Horrible service!!!! Does not care about patients!! The surgeon coordinator is rude and doesn’t want to help in no way. I wouldn’t recommend to my dead dog. I’m thankful I was saved from not having to have him do anything on me!!!
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May 31, 2018
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This surgeon is very detailed and answers all your questions. Office people (Amanda) are very good at communicating.
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RUSKIN – May 25, 2018
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Dr. Alpendre was going to operate on my mother with nothing but a 7 month old ultrasound report with no new images. I caught it in time and ended up sending her to Moffitt instead - and good thing because her seemingly 'fatty tumor' ended up being a Sarcoma. If he had operated with no additional...Read More
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Riverview – Apr 10, 2018
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I was admitted with acute abdomen. Even though the scans showed nothing, my pain was enough for this very smart and caring physician to go ahead with exploratory laparoscopy. He found 4 punctures in my intestine that was causing the blood poisoning. I am in a recovery process from the illness...Read More
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Cindy Childers in Brandon,FL – Mar 06, 2018
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