Dr. Leonardo Espinel Jr, MD

Dr. Leonardo Espinel Jr, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Leonardo Espinel Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dulles, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read his story

Virginia Surgery Associates

24430 Stone Springs Blvd Ste 345

Dulles, VA 20166
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Espinel Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinel Jr performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Espinel Jr performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinel Jr performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Espinel Jr performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinel Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Espinel Jr treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Espinel Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Advanced Robotic Surgery
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Constipation
Cyst Incision and Drainage
da Vinci® Colectomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Skin Cancer
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

I knew I wanted to be a doctor at a very early age. My parents owned a pharmacy and in most Latin countries at the time people with common-day ailments could walk up to a pharmacy, discuss the symptoms with the staff and get the medicine they need...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    Ochsner Medical Foundation New Orleans
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1993
    Ochsner Medical Foundation New Orleans
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Tulane University of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1986
    Loyola University of New Orleans
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Espinel Jr's Reviews

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4.6

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Human, compassionate, funny and most of all extremely competent
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Procedure: bilateral inguinal herniaI, female I went to Dulles for my consult with symptoms of 1 hernia, but Dr. Espinel informed me I had 2--one on either side--and I was booked for surgery that day. Yay! For my first surgery, I feel I picked just the right place + staff to get me through it. My...Read More
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Hey Everyone: This guy is the real deal folks. My physician recommended him Monday. I met him at his office Tuesday. I had surgery Wednesday. Thursday, I went back to work. I had no pain. I only took Ibuprofen and Tylenol. I iced the area twice per the instructions. Today, nine days...Read More
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Made an appt exactly when I need it. Super helpful safe. Dr walked in with a smile. Made me feel comfortable in the decision to do surgery.
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Dr. Espinel did a fantastic job with removing a large cyst that was causing acute pain, difficulty with breathing and nausea. His pre-op attention to details and explanations were comforting. His post-op attention was just as thorough. His good natured bedside manner helped lighten my fears. ...Read More
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Aetna
Managed Choice POS
Managed Choice PPO
Open Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Cigna-HealthSpring
Freedom Plus
Medicare Choice Plus PPO
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Prime Health Services
Private HealthCare Systems
State Farm
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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