Dr. Gustavo Plasencia, MD
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General Surgery | Male

Jackson Medical Group 9195 SW 72nd St Ste 230 Miami, FL 33173 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Gustavo Plasencia, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Plasencia is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Plasencia's Reviews

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Dr. Plasencia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Miami, FL |
He was an excellent surgeon with great bedside manners. Couldn't have asked for anyone better to take care of me during that difficult time
Miami, FL |
Excellent skills. The best all around. Truly caring doctor who will go out of his way for his patients.
in Miami, FL |
Best colon-rectal surgeon in USA. Great Human being; kind, patient and always willing to help.
in Hialeah, FL |
Great doctor and staff , just like the surgery at Jackson South was also great , would recommend in a heart beat , Iam clear of cancer god bless all of them
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Dr. Plasencia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Salamanca / Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Medical College
  • Residency Hospital
    New York Medical College

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement