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Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD

General Surgery*
4.7 (20)
Map Pin Small Margate, FL
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD

Dr. Rafael Sierra, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Margate, FL. They specialize in General Surgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and is affiliated with HCA Florida Northwest Hospital. Dr. Sierra, completed a residency at Tulane University. Patients rated Dr. Sierra an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Sierra works at South Florida Surgical Specialists - Margate in Margate, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Inguinal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and have indicated that they accept telehealth appointments. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Sierra's Office Locations

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    South Florida Surgical Specialists - Margate
    2825 N State Road 7 Ste 300, Margate, FL 33063 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Inguinal Hernia
Gallstones
Ventral Hernia
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Lipomas
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Umbilical Hernia
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Biopsy of Breast
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
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Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Ascites
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Asherman Syndrome
Barrett's Esophagus
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Breast Diseases
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colonic Volvulus
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endocrine Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gynecologic Cancer
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intussusception
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Melanoma
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Adenoma
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spleen Disorders
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
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Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hemigastrectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Proctectomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Venous Thrombectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wound Repair
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.7
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1518142413
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Tulane University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Tulane University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Northwest Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Sierra works at South Florida Surgical Specialists - Margate in Margate, FL. View the full address on Dr. Sierra’s profile.

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

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Sierra. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sierra.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Sierra, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Sierra appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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