Dr. Ralph Guarneri, MD

Dr. Ralph Guarneri, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(26)

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Dr. Ralph Guarneri, MD is a general surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery and critical care surgery.

Dr. Ralph Guarneri, M.D.

201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 405

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Rib Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Partial Lung Collapse
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Guarneri'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guarneri "Our practice believes in patient-centric care. We work together with the patient and their family with the goal of achieving their maximum healing and wellness."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

78  Conditions Treated

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97  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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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.

Education

  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Suny Downstate/kings Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Suny Downstate/kings Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guarneri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guarneri's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guarneri to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Guarneri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Guarneri performed hernia repair surgery on my husband. His first appointment to see Dr. Guarneri was a bit of a disaster. He waited over an hour and then was rescheduled for 2 days later. The surgery was scheduled for his first available date which was about 3 weeks later. Surgery went well....more
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This appointment was a nightmare. We had a 1:00pm appt, took us back to a room at 2:40 and at 3:00pm I asked for my paperwork so I could leave because the doctor had not come in yet and THEN, A DOCTOR came in, not Dr. Guarneri, but his associate! When he entered, he said "I didn't know that there...more
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Would not recommend. No respect for time, always late. Very bad bedside manner and somewhat of an attitude conplex. I wish I had researched better. I am going to get all of his worked check out by a more respectable doctor.
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Dr Guarneri is a very good surgeon he was very professional he is a no nonsense Dr staff is very nice my experience with him was very good had lumpectomy done went home same day had no discomfort.
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To begin my appt. was rescheduled multiple times because of them. Regarding my appointment with Dr. G., I would sum it up with two words: Disrespectful & Offensive! I went in for a hernia test, which I took very SERIOUSLY!!! after discovering a ball by my midsection. After this Dr. runs his test he...more
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