Dr. Leonidas Miranda, MD

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Dr. Leonidas Miranda, MD
Dr. Leonidas Miranda, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Miranda is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center and East Houston Regional Medical Center.

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We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care.

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Dr. Miranda's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Miranda to family and friends
4.6
based on 51 total reviews (17 with comments)
Dr. Miranda'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 (17)
in Houston, TX |
An outstanding doctor! I recently had a lumpectomy and Dr. Miranda performed the surgery. He always went over and beyond to make me feel better with my situation before and after surgery. He is a very professional, caring, responsible doctor with excellent bedside manner. I feel very fortunate that I found him and would highly recommend him to others.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Miranda took great care to make sure I understood what to expect regarding my gall bladder surgery. I feel so much better. Thank you for your care and expertise Dr. Miranda. I would definitely recommend him to others.
in Houston, TX |
I have been seeing Dr. Miranda for over 3 years. He is very attentive and explains everything thoroughly, and I love his bedside manner. He takes his time and never makes you feel like he is in a rush. I trust him implicitly and would recommend him as a surgeon to anyone.
in Houston, TX |
Dr.Miranda is a great surgeon he listens and he's very understanding he saved my life
Houston, TX |
He was one of the best surgeons I had. He was very professional and took the time to explain everything to me and answered any questions I had. He is also bilingual so he is great for Spanish speakers as well.
in Houston, TX |
I was very impressed with him, Very professional.
in Houston Texas |
Dr. Miranda was available to see me immediately after calling his office and explaining my medical issue.He was kind and explained the problem thoroughly; I was very impressed with his professionalism. He performed the procedure in his office, where he explained in detailed everything he was doing and why he was doing it. He answered my questions on the spot and always asked if I was comfortable. I just visited him for my post op visit and he explained I was healing wonderfully which my family
Houston, TX |
Exceeded expectations! Excellent beside manners.
in Cypress, TX |
I have had nothing but positive experiences with Dr. Miranda and his office staff. I was beyond impressed with my experience at this doctor’s office. He is a very kind, talented surgeon who cares about his patients. He took time to explain my diagnosis in detail. It was very reassuring to have someone take the time and answer all my questions. I am very pleased with my outcome and the services received by Dr. Miranda. I would highly recommend Dr. Miranda.
Tomball, TX |
I really enjoyed my visit with the Dr. and recommend him to my friends and family
in El Paso, TX |
If you are looking for a caring and honest surgeon you should look no further. I am actually a Family Doctor and I had no doubt in putting my care in his hands. Not only is he knowledgeable and skillful (as we expect from surgeons) but his personality, empathy and ability to understand and answer concerns make him exceptional. Not many surgeons can give this quality of care. I cannot even count the times my own patients have thanked me for referring them to him. Another plus: habla espanol !
in Cypress, TX |
Dr. MIranda is an extremely caring doctor. He took time to explain my diagnosis in detail and in terms I could understand. It was very reassuring to have someone take the time and answer all my questions.
in Houston, TX |
I highly recommend this doctor. Very good bedside manner and he cares about his patients. I had a breast biopsy and it was as painless as any surgical procedure could be. I went with Dr. Miranda based on the recommendation of a female doctor and I wasn't disappointed.
in Spring, TX |
Dr. Miranda is very knowledgeable and clearly explains each step in the treatment of your diagnose. The office staff is friendly and attentive as well.
Houston, TX |
I would definitely recommend Dr. Miranda. He is a very kind and talented surgeon and physician who cares about his patients.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Miranda spent time with me to explain my illness, what the various test results meant, what treatment he recommended and most importantly WHY he recommended that treatment plan. Doctors are knowledgeable people, but the best doctors are also able to show an understanding of their patient's emotional needs when diagnosed with a serious illness and meet those needs. Dr. Miranda is among the best doctors!
Cypress, TX |
Great Doctor. I was very happy with his services and of his staff.
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Dr. Miranda's Care Philosophy

We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care.

Dr. Miranda'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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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad De Guayaquil, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Maimonides Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Fairview Hospital-Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Universidad De Guayaquil, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Physician Assistant (PA)

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Tracheal Surgery