Dr. Rafael Azuaje, MD

Dr. Rafael Azuaje, MD

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Dr. Rafael Azuaje, MD is a general surgery specialist in Miami Beach, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Universidad Centroccidental Venezuela in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

4302 Alton Rd Ste 470

Miami Beach, FL 33140

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Test
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicare

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Dr. Azuaje's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Azuaje performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 100% of his peers

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

Inguinal Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Azuaje treats Inguinal Hernia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Azuaje treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hernia Repair
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Azuaje performs Hernia Repair more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Azuaje's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Hernia
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Open Hernia Procedures
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our practice uses the newest techniques and materials in hernia surgery and a patient specific approach based on our extensive experience of over 1000 hernias repaired.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2005
    University of Miami
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1999
    Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1995
    Universidad Centroccidental Venezuela
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1995
    Universidad Centroccidental
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America College of Surgeons Indiana Chapter: Leonard A. Ensminger Award, 02-2002
  • Golden Sigmoidoscope Award. Most Improved Surgical Intern. Indiana University, 06-1999
  • Awarded with the distinction Cum Laude for high academic achievement during the Medical Career, 12/1995

Dr. Azuaje's Reviews

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I had surgery with Dr. Azuaje to fix my inguinal hernia 3 weeks ago. My overall experience since I schedule my first appointment has been excellent. Dr. Azuaje is very professional and certain on his decisions. He is always with a great attitude to answer all your questions; he gives you confidence...Read More
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I wanted to wait a few months after my operation to proceed with the review according to the results achieved. I can only have good words from Dr Azauaje, both personally and professionally. The result of my operation has been 100% satisfactory, the pre-surgery process was highly professional and...Read More
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We took my handicapped brother to Dr. Azuaje for a second opinion and it was the best possible decision we could have made. Dr. Azuaje was extremely pleasant, caring, and thorough. He was also totally attentive to my brother's needs and his follow up care was outstanding. Indeed, the experience of...Read More
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ALDO Jul 03, 2018 'Great doctor, the best i have ever met, the surgery was successfully completed, service was exceptional, is very hands on patients to the point that he answers the phone personally. Spoke to me directly, even on weekends, I believe he is one of the best when as far as hernia...Read More
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Could not be happier; professional all the way. As an 'out of Towner' appreciated the extra attention to accommodate my schedule. Most remarkable has been the lack to pain. This is the guy to go to, no doubt about it.
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Locations

Miami Hernia Center - Rafael Azuaje MD PA

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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