Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD

General SurgeryMale

Dr. Bayron-Velez
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
4900 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste 101 Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313

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(954) 472-1322

Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Lauderdale Lakes, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Florida Medical Center and North Shore Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bayron-Velez to book an appointment.

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Dr. Bayron-Velez is affiliated with North Shore Medical Center Miami, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bayron-Velez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominoplasty
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bayron-Velez performs Abdominoplasty more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bayron-Velez performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bayron-Velez performs Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bayron-Velez performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bayron-Velez performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bayron-Velez performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Bayron-Velez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Megacolon
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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(954) 472-1322

Dr. Bayron-Velez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Bayron-Velez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bayron-Velez

4.5

Based on 48 ratings

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(40)
4 Stars
2.0833333333333335%
(1)
3 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10.416666666666666%
(5)
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Customer service was excellent. Didn't have to wait long to see the doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Rudashie B Hall – Apr 16, 2021
The staff is beyond exceptional. Very patient and attentive. Dr. Bayron is also exceptional. They have a very clean/sterile office. I would highly recommend them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Chris O. – Nov 19, 2020
Dr. Bayron and his team are amazing! After years of pain he was able to help with a diagnosis and get me back to my normal self.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 11, 2020
I would absolutely recommend Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez . It's been a blessing to have crossed paths with him. He is a blessing anything else would be an understatement.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marts Kuzikyan in Pompano Beach – Jan 15, 2020
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Thank you for your positive feedback!
Dr, Bayron performed my gastric sleeve surgery on 10/31/19. I had a great experience and he has great at answering all of my questions and explaining things to me. Thank you Dr. Bayron!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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JB – Dec 18, 2019
Thank you for your review! We are so glad...Read More
Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Marie – Nov 28, 2019
I’m very happy and thankful to Dr Bayron and his staff. They did a great job with my appendicitis. Vanessa was very nice and professional. Thank you Dr Bayron!!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sandro Alonso – Oct 15, 2019
Dr. B has changed my life tremendously after performing a ventral hernia repair. Outstanding and successful surgery. After two weeks of recovery I was back at work and heal smoothly t hereafter. Lost a few pounds after the surgery as well. Thank you Dr. Bayron!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 15, 2019
Amazing Dr and staff. I was super nervous about my procedure but the dr, his PA, and staff made it a great experience. I truly recommend Dr Baron. He is awesome and so is his wonderful staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Natarcha Johnson in Fort Lauderdale, FL – May 09, 2019
Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rose G. Bazile in Sunrise, FL – May 01, 2019
Excellent he saved my life
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jonathan McClover in Lauderhill – Apr 29, 2019
What a great visit! Dr. Bayron was very friendly and informative. I felt very comfortable immediately.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria in Coral Springs – Apr 29, 2019
Very caring and warm atmosphere...I was very impressed with the entire staff....My experience with the Outpatient Surgical procedures was the best out of all five surgeries !!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lamar Sims in Fort Lauderdale, FL – Jan 24, 2019
Very caring and warm atmosphere...I was very impressed with the entire staff....My experience with the Outpatient Surgical procedures was the best out of all five surgeries !!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Helen Ann Pellegrino in Lauderhill – Jan 24, 2019
Love the staff. Dr. Was very informative.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sunrise, FL – Dec 11, 2018
Excellent care! Love the staff!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sunrise, FL – Dec 11, 2018
Great Doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sunrise, FL – Dec 04, 2018
Great Doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dennis Fasano in Sunrise, FL – Nov 07, 2018
The doctor and his staff are amazing especially the office manager Shessy and Maria the front office coordinator.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 01, 2018
Excellent doctor and staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 30, 2018

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Lauderdale Lakes, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Florida Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
University District Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
University District Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Puerto Rico, 1984
  • Beta Beta Beta, Biology Honor Society, 1982
  • Award of Excellence, Department of Surgery, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1993
  • Distinguished Citizen of San Juan in the area of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2004
  • Doctors Choice Award, Buena Vida Magazine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1997-2001

Media & Publications

  • Radiologic Manifestation of Hyperparathyroidism, Enrique Vazquez-Quintana, MD, Heriberto Pagan, MD, Fernando Bayron, MD, Mariam De Jesus Varona, MD, 1995
  • Hypertension Secondary to Adrenal Tumors: Ten Years Experience, Vazquez-Quintana, E.; Bayron-Velez, F.; Garcia Talavera, G., Vol. 87, Num. 7-8-9, 1995
  • Effects of High Fiber Diet on the Incidence of Colonic Carcinoma in the Cholecystectomized Mice, Fernando Bayron, MD, Norma Cruz MD, 1992
  • Accelerated Healing of Full- Thickness Burns by the use of High-Voltage Pulsed Galvanic Stimulation in the pig. Norma Cruz, MD, Fernando Bayron Velez, BS, Albert Suarez, MD, Volume 23, Number 1, 1989

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What are Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bayron-Velez frequently treats Abdominoplasty, Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance, and Port Placements or Replacements. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bayron-Velez treats.

Where is Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD's office located?

Dr. Bayron-Velez's office is located at 4900 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste 101, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

4900 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste 101 Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bayron-Velez is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Florida Medical Center

Lauderdale Lakes, FL

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

North Shore Medical Center

Miami, FL

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Northwest Medical Center

Margate, FL

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

14 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

University Hospital And Medical Center

Tamarac, FL

60% Patient Experience Rating, 9% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Westside Regional Medical Center

Plantation, FL

60% Patient Experience Rating, 9% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)