Dr. Gustavo Plasencia MD Surgeon

Dr. Gustavo Plasencia is a surgeon in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital of Miami and Jackson South Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from Universidad de Salamanca and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Plasencia accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 79 doctors at Baptist Hospital of Miami and one of 9 at Jackson South Community Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Hospital of Miami

Jackson South Community Hospital

Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1981

Universidad de Salamanca
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 31 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 32 years in Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Closure versus non-closure of hernia defect during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with mesh.
Zeichen, M. S.,Lujan, H. J.,Mata, W. N.,Maciel, V. H.,Lee, D.,Jorge, I.,Plasencia, G.,Gomez, E.,Hernandez, A. M.

Diverticular disease complicated with colovesical fistula: laparoscopic versus robotic management.
Maciel, V.,Lujan, H. J.,Plasencia, G.,Zeichen, M.,Mata, W.,Jorge, I.,Lee, D.,Viamonte, M.,Hartmann, R. F.

Self-expanding metallic stents for palliation and as a bridge to minimally invasive surgery in colorectal obstruction.
Lujan, H. J.,Barbosa, G.,Zeichen, M. S.,Mata, W. N.,Maciel, V.,Plasencia, G.,Hartmann, R. F.,Viamonte, M.,Fogel, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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