Dr. George Tershakovec, MD

Dr. George Tershakovec, MD

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63 y/o
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Dr. George Tershakovec, MD is a general surgery specialist in Homestead, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Baptist Health Medical Group

975 Baptist Way Ste 201

Homestead, FL 33033
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • Cigna
  • Dimension Health
  • Dimension International
  • Global Excel Insurance
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Husky Health

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Tershakovec's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tershakovec performs Appendectomy, Open more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tershakovec performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tershakovec performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tershakovec performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tershakovec treats Appendicitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Tershakovec treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Tershakovec's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Bladder Surgery
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystotomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
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)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. George Tershakovec, MD is a general surgery specialist in Homestead, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1985
    Jackson Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1980

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Dr. Tershakovec's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tershakovec

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Great doctor professional bedside manner five stars plus. Shows great concern for his patients. Highly recommend him has great staff
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Extremely skilled surgeon. Performed laparoscopic surgery on my gallbladder. Recovery time was fast and went very well. Provided a lot of good information at my follow-up appointment, what to expect, etc. Would recommend to anyone.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Better Health
Aetna Test PPO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
AvMed HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Care HMO
Blue Traditional
Medicare HMO
Preferred Care Blue
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Options
Blue Select
NetworkBlue
CareOregon
Medicaid
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Dimension Health
Dimension Health PPO
Dimension International
Global Excel Insurance
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
Magellan Complete Care
Medicaid HMO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) HMO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Behavioral Health HMO
United Behavioral Health POS
United Behavioral Health PPO

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Homestead Hospital

Homestead, FL

South Miami Hospital

South Miami, FL

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