Dr. Jorge Lagares-Garcia, MD

Dr. Jorge Lagares-Garcia, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Dr. Lagares-Garcia specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery and practices in Charleston, SC. He practices at 4 locations.

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Myrtle Beach, SC |
Run for your life. He is rude and arrogant and does not listen to help you. I was much worse after leaving the hospital than when I went in.
in Summerville, SC |
Dr. Legares is very knowledgeable, capable and has a great bedside manner. He is a pro and knows how to truly care for your individual needs. He tells you exactly what to expect for your surgery and answers any questions you may have. I love the fact he is very concerned and involved in his patients recovery as well.
in Sacramento, CA |
Stay away from this surgeon. He operated on my mother and did a horrible surgery but claimed that it went well. Only after 2 years when my mother was in critical shape and was looked at by another surgeon , we found out that this guy is a butcher who knows how to use a robot . Stay away from him!!! He has No right to operate on people.
in Charleston, SC |
I went to Dr. Lagares to correct a problem that was created when I had surgery by General surgeon who did not have the experience or skill to perform the surgery. Dr. Lagares it's one of those surgeons who has the skill to shift on the fly, in other words what he is presented with when he opens the patient is worse than he anticipated but he can still deal with it because he is such a skilled surgeon. The surgery that the doctor performed on me tremendously improved the quality of my life
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  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
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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
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Barcelona

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Conemaugh Mem Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Conemaugh Mem Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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