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Dr. Mokenge Malafa, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Malafa

Indian River Medical Center

12902 Usf Magnolia Dr Tampa, FL 33612

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Dr. Mokenge Malafa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.


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(813) 745-4673

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Dr. Malafa's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malafa treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Malafa treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
Lung Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malafa performs Lung Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Malafa performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Secondary Malignancies
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malafa treats Secondary Malignancies more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Malafa treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Malafa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystotomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mokenge Malafa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
City Of Hope National Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Medical College Of Ohio
Residency Hospital
1987
Medical College Of Ohio
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School
1994
1991
1987
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Malafa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Malafa

4.6

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
6.25%
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Dr Malafa is not only a good surgeon but has a great personality and explains in a way that anyone can understand. I recommend him highly.
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I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997 and Dr Malafa did my surgeries. On October 6th I will celebrate 21 years cancer free and I owe it all to Dr Malafa. Thank you so much Karolyn Seales Springfield, Il.
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5/04 he removed a schwanomma tumor off my L2 nerve root leaving my entire right abdominal wall paralyzed. It took him 3 yrs to tell me it was low grade cancer and promised to find out what happened, he never did. My life has been painful but I'm surviving despite the damage left behind.
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Very honest, caring, intelligent professional man. Genuinely cares and very clear in his care/surgery plan for my husbands recent Whipple procedure on 10/12/16 Evertine we spoke to about Dr Malafa has nothing but great respect and praises for him, including my husband and I He is the BEST!!! Thank you Dr Malafa for ALL you do you DO make a difference. We do not know what we would have done without you.
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