Dr. Meshach Heenatigala, MD

Dr. Meshach Heenatigala, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Dr. Meshach Heenatigala, MD is a general surgery specialist in Port St Lucie, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 2011 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterology, and more.Read his story

293 NW Peacock Blvd Ste 202

Port St Lucie, FL 34986

Contact Information

(772) 335-9600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 12% of peers
Abdominal Pain
more than 5% of peers
Stomach Diseases
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Heenatigala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heenatigala "Dr. Meshach Heenatigala completed a rural track surgical residency at York Hospital a level I trauma center in York, PA in 2016. He completed his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his bachelor's in chemical engineering at Columbia University. Dr. Heenatigala's interest lies in community general surgery and includes cancer care, gastrointestinal surgery and endoscopy, and dialysis access. He is board-certified by the American College of Surgeons. His passion lies in serving the local community, providing up to date care, and using minimally invasive techniques. Surgical Specialties: head and neck, thoracic, breast, skin/melanoma, abdominal, colorectal, endoscopy, vascular/veins, carpal tunnel, anal incontinence."

20  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Hand Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Columbia Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Meshach Heenatigala, MD
To all you extremely fortunate patients who have Dr. Heenatigala you are so blessed. He is the most incredible doctor and person you will ever have taking care of your medical and surgical needs. Dr. H is one in a million! He had taken care of me and my husband in Maryland and we felt so safe...Read More
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Ursula & David Clopper in Ocean Pines, MD – Sep 02, 2018
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Very kind and honest man who made me feel at ease throughout the entire process. Excellent surgeon. Would recommend to all family and friends.
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Eli – Aug 21, 2018
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Incredible doctor and surgeon. Very down to earth and understanding.
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Susie – Aug 03, 2018
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Very thorough, caring Surgeon who spent time with me & my family to understand the situation, explain multiple options & answer all our questions on a complex procedure. I felt instantly comfortable with this young Surgeon & he's an Engineering/Med School grad from Columbia University, an Ivy...Read More
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Douglas H. in Salisbury, MD – May 27, 2018
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Excellent! Highly Recommend.
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Eleanor D. in York, PA – Jun 15, 2016
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