Dr. Jorge Lopez-Canino, MD

Dr. Jorge Lopez-Canino, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Jorge Lopez-Canino, MD is a general surgery specialist in Miami Lakes, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read his story

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Simply Healthcare Plans

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lopez-Canino performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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more than 86% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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more than 85% of peers
Anal Disorders
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more than 24% of peers

Dr. Lopez-Canino'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.

Dr. Lopez-Canino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lopez-Canino "Dr. Lopez-Canino earned his medical degree and completed his residency in General Surgery at Instituto Superior de Ciencias Médicas, Camagüey, Cuba. He was then appointed as an Attending Surgeon at his alma mater, and later he relocated as a Consultant Surgeon at Edendale Hospital in Natal, South Africa. After two years in South Africa he made his way to the United States, where he was granted political asylum and later became an American citizen. He finished his internship in General Surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, and completed his residency in General Surgery at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL. Afterward he joined ABC Surgical Associates in Belleville, NJ; a successful single specialty group of private surgeons, where he practice for five years. In 2015 he relocated to Miami, FL; where he has been establishing his General Surgery private practice. Dr. Lopez-Canino is board certified in General Surgery and has been a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) since 2012. He is also a member of The International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA), The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), and the Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS). He specializes in General Surgery, with particular interest in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lopez-Canino "Jorge Lopez-Canino, MD, PA; where traditional and modern surgery merge."

9  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated

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133  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Reconstruction Surgery
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy With Ileoanal J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Liver Resection, Total Left
  • Liver Resection, Total Right
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Hernia Procedures
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Opening of Bile Ducts
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Proctocolectomy
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection of Diverticulae
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 3/30/2015
    Amount or Range: $175,000.00
    State: New Jersey
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

  • Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas, Camaguey, Cuba
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas, Camaguey, Cuba
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lopez-Canino has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lopez-Canino's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopez-Canino to family and friends
24 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lopez-Canino'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 (15)

Thanks to Doctor Lopez-Canino and office personnel for the excellent treatment. The doctor is an example of professionalism and education. Thanks so much for transforming my day....
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Dr. Lopez Canino is one of a kind. He did surgery on my husband in 2017 and we could not have been happier with his kindness and dedication. My husband spent 5 weeks in the hospital and Dr. Lopez came to see him every chance he got. He even showed up at 9pm one night because he said he 'was so...more
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Great Doctor
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Doctor Lopez helped calm my nerves before an unexpected surgery. He was so helpful and informed us with so much care and even made us laugh. I can most definitely recommend Doctor Lopez. I had a very positive and great experience out of an unpleasant circumstance.
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This doctor was friendly at first. However, since I struggle with Spanish, I did not care for his passive-aggressive remarks "what a shame that you don't speak Spanish fluently; you should be bilingual" Really? You are entitled to your opinion, Dr. Canino. However, this is the US and the main...more
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