Dr. Xavier Cannella, MD

Dr. Xavier Cannella, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Xavier Cannella, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Ross University, School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

3000 Medical Park Dr Ste 400

Tampa, FL 33613

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Cannella'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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

23  Procedures

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.


  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • St Vincents Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cannella has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cannella's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cannella to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cannella'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 (7)

I met Dr. Cannella almost 20 years ago. I had a wound on my right heel from an automobile accident. Dr Cannella performed the medical tasks necessary, and was able to get my heel healed. Fast forward to today, and Dr Cannella is working on a wound on my left heel from an accident. The wound is...more
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Love Dr. Cannella!!!!! He and his staff takes as much time as is needed to understand your total health conditions, past experiences and history as well as your concerns. He is thorough in his exam, explains the process/procedures he performs and even addresses what-ifs!! He shares his knowledge...more
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I have been an inpatient at Florida Hospital 2 separate times where Dr Cannella was asked to consult on a deep wound where a surgical intervention and after care for wound care was required. From my personal experience it is hard to find a nurse or doctor without vast respect for his skill and...more
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Dr. Cannella is the most caring Dr. I've ever met. He goes above and beyond his 'call of duty' to help his patients and do right by them. Our community is so lucky to have him!!
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Dr. Cannella lacked even the slightest bit of bedside manner. I waited an hour and a half in the examination room only to be told to make an appointment for a later date - without apology. As I was checking out, he repeatedly asked me if I was pregnant, in front of everyone in the waiting area. One...more
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