Dr. Felix Cherico Jr, MD

Dr. Felix Cherico Jr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Felix Cherico Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and specializes in general surgery.

1015 E 32nd St Ste 308

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cherico Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cherico Jr treats Appendicitis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cherico Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cherico Jr performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cherico Jr performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cherico Jr performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cherico Jr performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cherico Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide the very best medical care to our patients. We are a service-oriented practice and strive to treat all of our patients honorably, ethically, professionally and with respect.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Medical School

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

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Great doctor. Do not like the downtown location. Wish he practiced in other offices.
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Dr. Cherico made me feel like I was his only patient and had all of his time I needed for questions or reassurance. Great doctor. Great surgeon.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Planned Administration Inc
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan