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Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.3 (12)
Map Pin Small South Miami, FL
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD

Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in South Miami, FL. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and is affiliated with South Miami Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Whittwell an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Whittwell works at Practice in South Miami, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Whittwell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 416, South Miami, FL 33143 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (305) 665-0100
  2. 2
    South Miami Hospital
    6200 SW 73rd St, South Miami, FL 33143 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (305) 665-0100

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  • South Miami Hospital

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Obesity
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Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Lipomas
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Sebaceous Cysts
Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Acanthosis Nigricans
Acne
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Adrenal Gland Cancer
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
All Lymphoma
Allergic Reaction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bedsores
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Carcinoma in Situ
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Cervical Cancer
Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatomyositis
Dry Skin
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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
ENT Cancer
Enterocutaneous Fistula
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Eye Cancer
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Generalized Obesity
Genital Warts
Granuloma of Skin
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecomastia
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hypercoagulable State
Ileus
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Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ingrown Nail
Intertrigo
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Keloid Scar
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Liver Damage
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Lymphangioma
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Maternal Anemia
Melanoma
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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Multiple Myeloma
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloma
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Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Infection
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Primary Hypercoagulable State
Psoriasis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rash
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Retina Diseases
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Seborrheic Keratosis
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Cancer
Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenomegaly
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Thalassemia
Third-Degree Burns
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tongue Cancer
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Warts
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Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Appendectomy
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cyst Incision and Drainage
da Vinci® Colectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic Paraesophagel Hernia Robotic Assist
Endscpc Sphincterotomy Papillotomy Robotic Assist
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mastectomy
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Plasmapheresis
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloromyotomy
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
Skin Grafts
Skin Tag Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair
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    4.3
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    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1811947773
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • PERUVIAN UNIVERSITY CAYETANO HEREDIA / ACADEMIC PROGRAM OF MEDICINE
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Augusto Whittwell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Whittwell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Whittwell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Whittwell works at Practice in South Miami, FL. View the full address on Dr. Whittwell’s profile.

    Dr. Whittwell has seen patients for Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Whittwell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Whittwell. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Whittwell.

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