Dr. John Guarino, MD

Dr. John Guarino, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
25 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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."- HippocratesRead more

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Dr. Guarino's Reviews

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based on 25 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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 Reviews (3)
in Port Charlotte, FL |
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 Dr Guarino as their Surgeon. After care and office staff are absolutely fantastic, professional, courteous, and very interested in your well being. Highly recommended.
in Placida, FL |
Very helpful and available to explain and treat difficult problems...I would send any of my family to him for surgery!
in Port Charlotte, Fl |
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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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

Dr. Guarino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • 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 Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

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 Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal 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