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Dr. Fermin Fontan, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (119)
Map Pin Small Las Cruces, NM
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Fermin Fontan, MD

Dr. Fermin Fontan, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Las Cruces, NM. They specialize in General Surgery, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Universidad De Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina and is affiliated with Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Fontan, completed a residency at St Elizabeths Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fontan an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Fontan works at Practice in Las Cruces, NM. They frequently treat conditions like Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia and Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Fontan's Office Locations

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    Office
    2100 S Triviz Dr Ste G, Las Cruces, NM 88001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (443) 857-1115
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    Office
    2100 S Triviz Dr Ste F, Las Cruces, NM 88001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (575) 556-1849

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Memorial Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Obesity
Duodenal Polypectomy

Treatment frequency



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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Obesity
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Duodenal Polypectomy
Barrett's Esophagus
Gastroparesis
Acid Reflux Surgery
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bowel Strangulation
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Congenital Achalasia
Constipation
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heartburn
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Lipomas
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Meckel's Diverticulum
Morbid Obesity
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Duodenal Switch
Duodenal Switch and SIPS
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
LINX® Reflux Management System
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
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    About Dr. Fermin Fontan, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1902148885
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Elizabeths Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad De Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Fermin Fontan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fontan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    119 patients have reviewed Dr. Fontan. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fontan.

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