Dr. Rie Aihara, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 53

Dr. Aihara
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Regional Breast Care

8931 Colonial Center Dr Fort Myers, FL 33905

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(239) 277-0479

Dr. Rie Aihara, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Southern California School of Medicine medical school in 1993. She is affiliated with Lee Memorial Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Aihara to book an appointment.


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Hospital Highlight

Affiliated with Lee Memorial Hospital Fort Myers, 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
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Aihara's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Biopsy of Breast
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aihara performs Biopsy of Breast more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Aihara performs this procedure more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
  • MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
Lumpectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aihara performs Lumpectomy more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Aihara performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aihara performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Aihara performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Aihara's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Aihara accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Aihara's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Aihara

5.0

Based on 14 ratings

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What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (14)
  • Explained conditions well (14)
What could be improved
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    She performed my breast cancer surgery (partial mastectomy). She is an excellent surgeon, caring doctor and precise in communicating information about your condition.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Oct 17, 2019
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    Dr. Aihara is not only an excellent surgeon but a very articulate, compassionate and caring medical advocate. Highly recommended.
    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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    Jan Strang in Fort Myers, FL – Sep 26, 2018
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    Very caring and compassionate while using her vast knowledge to treat and explain. Any woman who has breast cancer needs Dr. Aihara!
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    16 people found this helpful
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    Chris C in Fort Myers Fl – Dec 08, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Rie Aihara, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2000
    Boston Mc
    Fellowship Hospital
    1998
    Tufts Univ - New Eng MC
    Residency Hospital
    1994
    New Eng MC
    Internship Hospital
    1993
    University of Southern California School of Medicine
    Medical School

    Languages

    • English
    • Japanese

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • >American Health Journal Interview,

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Rie Aihara, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Aihara has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Rie Aihara, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Rie Aihara, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Aihara's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Rie Aihara, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Rie Aihara, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Aihara frequently treats Biopsy of Breast, Lumpectomy, and Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Aihara treats.

    Where is Dr. Rie Aihara, MD's office located?

    Dr. Aihara's office is located at 8931 Colonial Center Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33905. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Rie Aihara, MD speak?

    Dr. Aihara speaks Japanese and English. View profile to see all.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Rie Aihara, MD?

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    Locations

    Regional Breast Care

    Regional Breast Care8931 Colonial Center Dr Fort Myers, FL 33905
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Lee Memorial Hospital

    Fort Myers, FL

    68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

    • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
    • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)