Dr. Donovan Tapper, MD

Dr. Donovan Tapper, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Donovan Tapper, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in general surgery and surgery.

Suncoast Surgical Associates

519 Medical Oaks Ave

Brandon, FL 33511
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
normal
more than 5% of peers
Ventral Hernia
normal
more than 5% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Tapper'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. Tapper "The board certified surgeons at Suncoast Surgical Associates, P.A. have accrued over twenty five years of experience caring for general and thoracic surgical patients. Providing the highest quality of care to our patients is of paramount importance. This begins with a thorough pre-operative assessment during which all options including non-operative approaches are explored and given full consideration. For those patients who require surgery, we strive to provide the safest, most advanced operati"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • San Antonio Unif Ser Health Edu
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tapper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tapper does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tapper and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Tapper's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tapper to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tapper'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Extremely rude and condescending. Always thinking and looking down on others because of their education
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Knowledgeable, friendly, and always set proper expectations
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