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Dr. Joseph Sferra, MD

General Surgery*
4.2 (12)
Map Pin Small Sylvania, OH
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joseph Sferra, MD

Dr. Joseph Sferra, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Sylvania, OH. They specialize in General Surgery, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and is affiliated with ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Dr. Sferra, completed a residency at Wayne St University Affil Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Sferra an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Sferra works at ProMedica Physicians General Surgery in Sylvania, OH with other offices in Toledo, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Inguinal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Sferra's Office Locations

  1. 1
    ProMedica Physicians General Surgery
    5700 Monroe St Unit 106, Sylvania, OH 43560 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (419) 885-2525
  2. 2
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    2120 W Central Ave Fl 2, Toledo, OH 43606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (419) 531-8349

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  • ProMedica Toledo Hospital

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Inguinal Hernia
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Umbilical Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Esophageal Cancer
Gallstones
Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Thyroid Nodule
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholelithiasis
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Fracture
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Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Graves' Disease
Head and Neck Cancer
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Illeum Cancer
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia with Gangrene
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Intra-Abdominal Mass
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Second-Degree Burns
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Colectomy
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Soft Tissue Surgery
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Whipple Procedure
Wound Repair
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Joseph Sferra, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1659374502
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Wayne St University Affil Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Denison University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Sferra has seen patients for Inguinal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sferra on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Sferra. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sferra.

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