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Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.5 (49)
Map Pin Small Tamarac, FL
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD

Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Tamarac, FL. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Northwest Hospital, HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, HCA Florida Westside Hospital and HCA Florida University Hospital. Dr. Bayron-Velez, completed a residency at University District Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Bayron-Velez an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Bayron-Velez works at HCA Florida Broward Surgical Specialists - Tamarac in Tamarac, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Lipomas, Gallstones and Ventral Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Bayron-Velez's Office Locations

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    HCA Florida Broward Surgical Specialists - Tamarac
    7421 N University Dr Ste 107, Tamarac, FL 33321 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Ventral Hernia
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Inguinal Hernia
Obesity
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Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Incisional Hernia
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
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Hidradenitis
Ileus
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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Biopsy of Breast
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Wound Repair
Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Hernia
Abscess
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Acute Bowel Infarction
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Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Anorectal Fistula
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Injury
Breast Diseases
Burn Injuries
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Fistula
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Lymphangioma
Male Breast Cancer
Megacolon
Metabolic Syndrome
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Pleural Effusion
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Second-Degree Burns
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia with Gangrene
Vulvar Cancer
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Abdominal Surgery
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy
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Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon Surgery
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Banding
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gynecomastia Repair
Hemigastrectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Oophorectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Pyloromyotomy
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vagotomy
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Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
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    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
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    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
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    • First Health
    • Health Net
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
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    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.5
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    About Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1891783080
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University District Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University District Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Northwest Hospital
    • HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital
    • HCA Florida Westside Hospital
    • HCA Florida University Hospital

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    Dr. Fernando Bayron-Velez, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bayron-Velez is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Bayron-Velez works at HCA Florida Broward Surgical Specialists - Tamarac in Tamarac, FL. View the full address on Dr. Bayron-Velez’s profile.

    Dr. Bayron-Velez has seen patients for Lipomas, Gallstones and Ventral Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bayron-Velez on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    49 patients have reviewed Dr. Bayron-Velez. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bayron-Velez.

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