Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD

Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Margate, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in surgical oncology, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

South Florida Surgical Specialists

2825 N State Road 7 Ste 300

Margate, FL 33063
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health

Learn about Dr. Sierra

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sierra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
more than 73% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Sierra's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sierra's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sierra "Dr. Rafael Sierra is a General surgeon with advanced Laparoscopic, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Training. He obtained his medical degree at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and did an internship at Tel Aviv University Sheba Medical Center. He spent two years at Tulane University doing research in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He completed his General Surgery residency at Tulane in 2010. Since then he has continued to stay at the front of advanced minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery. In 2011 he was one of the first 200 surgeons in the world trained in robotic single incision cholecystectomy and has performed more than 350 robotic cases "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sierra "I treat my patients the way I would like my family to be treated. For me that means in a compassionate and professional way. Making sure that every one of my patients understands their disease process and the reasoning behind performing or not surgery. I am also a firm believer in a team approach when the situation requires more than one specialty for the optimal outcome."

9  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated


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40  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma of Mexico
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sierra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sierra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sierra to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sierra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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