Dr. John Guarino, MD

Dr. John Guarino, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. John Guarino, MD is a general surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1990 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

4245 Kings Hwy Unit A

Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Guarino'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. Guarino "My mission is to provide the highest quality surgical care in a compassionate, timely and efficient manner.  Through continued medical education, I offer my patients the most advanced surgical techniques.  I believe open communication is vital to a healthy doctor-patient relationship.

 "Declare the past, diagnose the present, foretell the future.""Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity."- Hippocrates"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Needle Localization
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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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

  • Saint John's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Summa Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo / School Of Dental Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • American Board Of Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guarino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guarino's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guarino to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Guarino'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Never felt so disrespected by a doctor in my life. Walked out of there wondering what just happened.
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I Had the pleasure of having Dr Guarino perform my surgery , (hernia), and when complications set in , Dr Guarino was right there each and every minute until everything turn out great. A true skilled professional hands down, compassionate, and a perfectionist, anyone would be well served to have...more
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Very helpful and available to explain and treat difficult problems...I would send any of my family to him for surgery!
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Bad experience since not only him but the staff were rude, I had an endoscopy because I had really bad symptoms such as nausea, palpitations, heart burn, stomach cramps, chest pain, etc. He said he couldn't anything but a small hernia hiatal, that I needed to take omeprazole, he said I didn't have...more
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