Dr. Luis Herrera, MD
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Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

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Thoracic Surgery | Male

Orlando Health 1400 S Orange Ave # MP Orlando, FL 32806 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

-Coordinated Multi-specialty Care -Patient First Approach -State of the Art Technology -Dedicated Thoracic Surgical Oncologists focused on thoracic malignancies -MD Anderson Cancer Center Facility

Biography

Dr. Luis Herrera, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Orlando, FL. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Herrera is affiliated with Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Herrera'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 Reviews (2)
in Orlando, FL |
He was excellent, answered all my questions. I had an robotic assisted upper lobectomy. I never experienced an ounce of pain. He was friendly and approachable on his hospital rounds. One of his residents did an excellent job of removing the tubes without any pain. I highly, highly recommend Dr. Herrera
in Eustis FL |
Dr Herrera is a very companionate surgeon, very informative and listens to your every concern. would highly recommend. He removed the lower lobe of my lung. This Dr is very caring, he has done several follow ups
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Dr. Herrera's Care Philosophy

-Coordinated Multi-specialty Care -Patient First Approach -State of the Art Technology -Dedicated Thoracic Surgical Oncologists focused on thoracic malignancies -MD Anderson Cancer Center Facility

Dr. Herrera's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Doctors Award Orlando Thoracic Surgery, 2006-Prese
    • Exemplary Physician Award Orlando Health, 2010
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancoast's Syndrome
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Texas MD Anderson Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Puerto Rico

    Graduated in 1994

  • Other Education
    Texas Heart Institute

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Video Assisted Throacoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery