Dr. Michael Baptista, MD

Dr. Michael Baptista, MD

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Dr. Michael Baptista, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Florida Surgical Physicians, PA

9471 Baymeadows Rd Ste 207

Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Baptista's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baptista treats Obesity more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Baptista treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baptista performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Baptista performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baptista performs Stomach Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Baptista performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Baptista's conditions and procedures:

Acid Reflux
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholelithiasis
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Esophageal Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hypertension
Joint Fusion
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Revision Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

Hi There: I was a person before I became a physican. I was a physician before I became a surgeon. I have not forgotten why I got into this profession; to take care of folks. My Bariatric and General surgery expertise will take care of your medical...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Faculdade De Medicina De Barbacena
    Medical School
  • 2004
    Minimally Invasive Surgery. Fellowship In Bariatric Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, and Robotic Surgery (Davinci).
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2002
    University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    Rush University
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1992
    Thoracic Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • First place on the admission test for General Surgery. Residency at College of Medical Science & "Lucas Machado Foundation"/ "Benjamin Guimaraes, 1987
  • Commendation for outstanding teaching to surgical clerkship students. Undergraduate Surgical Education from Rush-Presbyterian, 2001
  • Most Distinguished Fellow in Thoracic Surgery. Silver Plate Award. Julia Kubitschek's Hospital; Belo Horizonte, M.G., Brazil., 1992
  • Top 25 in the admission test for medical school. (Exam with more than 1500 candidates)., 1981
  • Patrick J. Manning Award. For significant contributions to biomedical research and enhancement of animal welfare. University of Minnesota Minneapolis, 1999

Dr. Baptista's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baptista

4.1

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(18)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20.833333333333332%
(5)

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Dr Baptista is a superior doctor, who really cares for his patients! He takes the time to meet with patients & family to discuss the options best for you! He is excellent in his kindness, caring & bedside manner. I have never had a Dr-who cares so much & is there for you! He gave me his...Read More
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Personally, I will be happy to recommend Dr. Baptista, as he was recommended to me by my daughter. (We both remain patients of his).
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Memorial Hospital

Jacksonville, FL