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Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

Thoracic Surgery*
4.5 (22)
Map Pin Small Orlando, FL
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

Dr. Luis Herrera, MD is a Thoracic Surgery Specialist in Orlando, FL. They specialize in Thoracic Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. They graduated from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and is affiliated with Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health South Lake Hospital and Orlando Health-Health Central Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Herrera an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Herrera works at Practice in Orlando, FL with other offices in Kissimmee, FL and Winter Garden, FL. 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. Herrera's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Emergency Physicians of Central Florida Llp
    22 W Underwood St, Orlando, FL 32806 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (321) 841-5237
  2. 2
    Orlando Health Inc
    1001 E Osceola Pkwy Ste 250, Kissimmee, FL 34744 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (407) 648-5384
  3. 3
    Orlando Health Horizon West Medical Campus
    17000 Porter Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (407) 648-5384
  4. 4
    Orlando Health Scripts
    1400 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (321) 843-5001

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center
  • Orlando Health South Lake Hospital
  • Orlando Health-Health Central Hospital

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Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Lung Cancer
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Atrial Fibrillation
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Cancer
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Acid Reflux Surgery
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Closed Endoscopic Biopsy of Bronchus With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Maze Procedure
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Acute Coronary Syndrome
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Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
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Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Pleural Neoplasm
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Empyema
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Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Abscess
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Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
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Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Osteosarcoma
Pancoast's Syndrome
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
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Thyroid Cancer
Ventricular Fibrillation
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Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic Paraesophagel Hernia Robotic Assist
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Heart Defect Repair
Interventional Endoscopy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Surgery
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Partial Lobectomy with Robotic Assist
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Video Assisted Throacoscopy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
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    4.5
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    About Dr. Luis Herrera, MD

    Specialties*
    • Thoracic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1619930195
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Texas MD Anderson Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Puerto Rico
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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