Dr. John F. Guarino, MD

Dr. John F. Guarino, MD

General Surgery | Male | 51 years old

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  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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 gastritis but after the biopsy was taken to the lab it showed that I had chronic gastritis, he didn't help me at all, I had to go to an specialist to find out that also I had gastroparesis.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Thyroid Disorders

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipomas
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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

Background Check

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    State University Of New York At Buffalo / School Of Dental Medicine

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    American Board Of Surgery
  • Undergraduate School
    Saint John's University

    Graduated in 1986

    Summa Cum Laude

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Guarino's Care Philosophy

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