Dr. Susan Cera, MD
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Dr. Susan Cera, MD

General Surgery | Female

Physicians Regional Medical Grp 6101 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples, FL 34119 Get Directions
(239) 348-4000

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Dr. Cera specializes in General Surgery and practices in Naples, FL. She practices at 1 location.

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    Dr. Cera has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement;2012-05-01T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    • Aetna
    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Pipefitters
    • POMCO Group
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    3.7 based on 24 responses
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    • Helpfulness
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    • Staff
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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (24)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Cera's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (24)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (21)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Performed

    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • 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)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
    • Sphincterotomy

    Background Check

    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Cera has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (5/1/2012)
      • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Collier County. Judicial case 096771CA
      • State: Florida
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      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Georgetown University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      Carolinas Med Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic Florida

      Completed in 2004

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Cera's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Cera

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients