Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD

Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD

General Surgery | Male | 39 years old

Broward Surgical Specialists
12651 W Sunrise Blvd Ste 202
Sunrise, FL 33323 Get Directions
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Dr. Sierra specializes in General Surgery and practices in Sunrise, FL. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Sierra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Lipomas
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spleen Disorders
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma of Mexico

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulane University of Louisiana

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Modified Radical Mastectomy
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Preventive Mastectomy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Total or Simple Mastectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair