Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Luis Herrera, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.

1400 S Orange Ave # MP

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

(407) 648-5384

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Herrera's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herrera performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Herrera performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herrera performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Herrera performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herrera treats Lung Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Herrera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Herrera's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Brain Cancer
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Wall Tumor
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Interventional Endoscopy
Kaposi's Sarcoma
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Melanoma
Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Osteosarcoma
Pancoast's Syndrome
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Secondary Malignancies
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach Cancer
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video Assisted Throacoscopy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

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

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2006
    University Of Texas MD Anderson Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2006
    Texas Heart Institute
    2006
  • 2004
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1999
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1994
    University Of Puerto Rico
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors Award Orlando Thoracic Surgery, 2006-Prese
  • Exemplary Physician Award Orlando Health, 2010

Dr. Herrera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Herrera

4.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Office is completely incompetent!
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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....Read More
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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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