Dr. Leonardo Espinel Jr, MD

Dr. Leonardo Espinel Jr, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
(26)

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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.

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Espinel Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ventral Hernia
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Espinel Jr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Espinel Jr "To deliver the best care possible in a compassionate, courteous and respectful manner."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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 Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • 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 Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Espinel Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Espinel Jr's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Espinel Jr to family and friends
26 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Espinel Jr'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 (8)

Highly Recommended: 5***** I had my Ulcer surgery done with Dr. Espinel , he is an outstanding surgeon and a great human being. I call him “The Finger of God”
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My mother had her hernia repair with Dr. Espinel. It's absolutely terrifying seeing your loved one in pain and despair but Dr. Espinel provided excellent care and service to address all of our needs. He was thorough in his explanation and ensured everything went well from pre-procedure to...more
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Outstanding surgeon and his office staff,Katlyn and Anna do a great job. He repaired two hernias recently for me using the Da Vinci surgical system with no side effects. All went and is well.
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My husband had surgery with this gentleman, this DR, is outstanding. We recommend his services to anyone. He is beyond the best Dr we have ever been here in our area of Smyrna TN. My husband had his gull bladder removed with him and if it wasn't for him who knows what would have gone wrong with my...more
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I want to express our thanks and admiration for the professional care and consideration I received from Dr Espinel. He removed my troubled gall bladder last week and I had my followup visit today. Throughout, his analysis and careful explanation of my situation gave me confidence that I was in...more
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