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 22 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read his story

Stone Springs Surgical 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
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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 Fistula
  • 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
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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 Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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 Abscess
  • 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
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • 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
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

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 needed ...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Espinel Jr. provides superior laparoscopic expertise, professionalism and above all sincere care for his patients. We are blessed to have encountered Dr. Espinel in the midst of a difficult journey with my father’s cancer. He consistently goes above and beyond to follow-up, personally...Read More
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My experience with military and civilian care over 7 decades includes multiple surgeries and health issues. Dr. Espinel is easily the best doctor I have encountered. Before and after operating on me twice including pancreatic cancer surgery, Dr Espinel has astonished me with the care he has taken...Read More
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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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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
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