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Dr. Nestor de la Cruz-Munoz Jr, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Doral, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. de la Cruz-Munoz Jr "Dr. Nestor F. de la Cruz-Muñoz, M.D. is the chief of the Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Department; co-director of the Center of Excellence for Laparoendoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery; and Professor of Surgery in the DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In addition, he is the medical director for Bariatric Surgery at UHealth Tower, formerly the University of Miami Hospital, part of UHealth—University of Miami Health System. His practice focuses on general, bariatric, and advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. de la Cruz-Muñoz earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He completed his residency in general surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, and became chief resident in 1999. Renowned nationally and internationally, as a bariatric and general surgeon, Dr. de la Cruz-Muñoz has received numerous awards and has been the keynote speaker at many presentations."
This content was provided by Dr. de la Cruz-Munoz Jr "As part of the University of Miami Health System, this Center of Excellence provides leading-edge patient care by the nation?s most acclaimed physicians and offers the latest options for the morbidly obese. University of Miami Hospital Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery offers three types of bariatric procedures, gastric banding gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. All procedures are performed laparoscopically."