Dr. Efren Buitrago MD Surgeon

Dr. Efren Buitrago is a surgeon in Doral, Florida and is affiliated with Palmetto General Hospital. He received his medical degree from National University of Colombia and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 13 doctors at Palmetto General Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Palmetto General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2006

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2006 - 2008

National University of Colombia
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Insertion of right ventricular assist device and its removal under local anesthesia.
Salerno, T. A., Ricci, M., Buitrago, E., Carvalho, E. M., Panos, A. L.

Primary repair of infracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection using a modified sutureless technique.
Buitrago, E., Panos, A. L., Ricci, M.

Tumor of the liver (hepatocellular and high grade neuroendocrine carcinoma): a case report and review of the literature.
Garcia, M. T., Bejarano, P. A., Yssa, M., Buitrago, E., Livingstone, A.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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