Dr. Jose E. Espinel, MD

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Dr. Jose E. Espinel, MD

General Surgery | Male

(706) 649-6600

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4.9 based on 14 responses
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The Dr was nice as in explaining the detail of my problem I under stood him completely, I am very please with his work.
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Great job!
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Very good experience.
in Columbus, GA |
Well, as I expected.
in Columbus, GA |
Very good doctor feel comfortable with he makes you at ease.
in Columbus, GA |
Doctor Espinel was very helpful in his diagnosis and treatment. And his staff is very nice.
in Columbus, GA |
Great surgical experience over all! Highly recommend this Surgeon for a hernia repair!
in Columbus, GA |
I think he did a real good job with my surgery.
in Columbus, GA |
Dr.Espinel was great at explaining my condition and the procedure that I was having. He was very helpful.
in Columbus, GA |
Very open and assuring. Explained my procedure. Professional.
in Columbus, GA |
Dr. Espinel saved my life when I had a colon obstruction where 4 feet of my colon had died off. My labs and vital signs were all normal, but my pain kept increasing. Dr. Espinel listened to me instead of relying on lab reports, and saved my life. He was passionate about the care I was receiving in the hospital and I always felt confident that he was an advocate for me at all times. I will always be thankful for Dr. Espinel!
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spleen Disorders
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Catholic University of Santiago De Guayaquil / Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Monmouth Med Ctr-Hahnemann

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baystate Med Ctr

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 2009

  • Other Education
    University of Texas

    Completed in 2009

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Espinel'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
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Dr. Espinel's Care Philosophy

I am a Minimally Invasive Surgeon that will treat my patients the way I would like my family members to be treated. My goal is to provide surgical care with a least invasive technique that will minimize the patient's pain and will allow him or her to return as a functional member of society as soon as possible.