Dr. Omar Guerra, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 49

Dr. Guerra
Accepting new patients

Suburban Surgical Associates

555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 265 Saint Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 991-4644

Dr. Omar Guerra, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Univ Central del Caribe medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Guerra to book an appointment.

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Dr. Guerra is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center Saint Louis, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
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Dr. Guerra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guerra performs Gallbladder Removal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guerra performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guerra performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guerra performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guerra performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guerra performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Guerra's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Guerra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guerra

4.6

Based on 38 ratings

5 Stars
86.84210526315789%
(33)
4 Stars
2.6315789473684212%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10.526315789473685%
(4)
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He saved my life!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Judy – Dec 04, 2019
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Exactly what you want in a doctor. To the point, detailed with instructions on what he will be doing in surgery and confident in his decisions/plan. Easy to have trust in this doctor. Highly Suggest.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Derek in St Louis, MO – Jan 31, 2017
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Recovery was a breeze with very little pain involved. He was very thorough, spent some time with me to ask questions. He make you Very comfortable in every aspect of the surgery
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Lynn evans in Wood River, , IL – Jan 23, 2017
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My name is Doris Durgins-Johnson Doctor Guerra was a Horrible Doctor would not recommend him to no one. Was very Disatisfied with his treatment.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
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Hazelwood, MO – Oct 10, 2016
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Really, really great to work with. Nice guy, and the best possible outcome for my hernia surgery. Quick, painless, professional. Fully healed, no issues at all. Great staff, easy to get in.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Rich R in Ballwin, MO – Aug 05, 2016
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He saved my life. I believe that God sent him to me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joan Koelling in Marthasville, mo – Apr 03, 2016
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Quick, to the point, empathetic and good customer service.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Feb 17, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Suburban Surgical is the largest independent multispecialty surgical practice in the St. Louis West County area. Currently, eight surgeons provide highly...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
St Louis Univ
Residency Hospital
2000
St Louis Univ
Internship Hospital
1999
Univ Central del Caribe
Medical School
1995
St. Louis University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Omar Guerra, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Omar Guerra, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Guerra frequently treats Gallbladder Removal, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic, and Port Placements or Replacements. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Guerra treats.

Where is Dr. Omar Guerra, MD's office located?

Dr. Guerra's office is located at 555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 265, Saint Louis, MO 63141. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Omar Guerra, MD speak?

Dr. Guerra speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Omar Guerra, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Guerra has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Omar Guerra, MD?

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Locations

Suburban Surgical Associates

Suburban Surgical Associates555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 265 Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Guerra is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)