Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Herrera'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. Herrera "-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"

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancoast's Syndrome
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer


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60  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Herrera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herrera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herrera to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Herrera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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....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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