Dr. Juvenal Goicochea, MD

Dr. Juvenal Goicochea, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Juvenal Goicochea, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Trujillo, Programa Academico De Medicina Humana in 1976 and specializes in general surgery.

5622 Shields Dr

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • One Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Goicochea's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goicochea performs Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Goicochea performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Thyroidectomy
Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goicochea performs Thyroid Lobectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Goicochea performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Thyroidectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goicochea performs Thyroidectomy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Goicochea performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Goicochea's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Port Placements or Replacements
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Juvenal Goicochea, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Trujillo, Programa Academico De Medicina Humana in 1976 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1982
    Wash Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1978
    Wash Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1976
    Universidad Nacional De Trujillo, Programa Academico De Medicina Humana
    Medical School
    1976

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Goicochea's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Goicochea

4.4

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
80.76923076923077%
(21)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
(2)

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He's a good surgeon, and I let people know that; however, his bedside manner and the way he speaks to patients is atrocious. He frequently belittles and refuses to listen to you. I have also found out that many of the things he told me after my surgery were false. It's incredibly infuriating to...Read More
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Very kind, great bedside manner.
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Understanding, competent, friendly and just a wonderful surgeon. A little stingy on pain. Medications. Other then that I have no complains. He is terrific.
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Insurance accepted

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD